Apple iOS up to 11.2 Safari input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Apple iOS up to 11.2 (Smartphone Operating System). This affects an unknown function of the component Safari. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 03/29/2018. The weakness was released 03/29/2018 by Zhiyang Zeng (xisigr) with Tencent as HT208693 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-4134 since 01/02/2018. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/06/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

An inconsistent user interface issue was addressed with improved state management.

Upgrading to version 11.3 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 103578) and SecurityTracker (ID 1040604). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 115299, 115296, 115297 and 115298.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-20
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: iOS 11.3

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Vendor: https://www.apple.com/

Advisory: HT208693
Researcher: Zhiyang Zeng (xisigr)
Organization: Tencent
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-4134 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 103578 - Apple iOS APPLE-SA-2018-3-29-1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
SecurityTracker: 1040604

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 03/31/2018 07:27 PM
Updated: 02/06/2021 05:16 PM
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