Apple iOS up to 7.1.2 denial of service

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Apple iOS up to 7.1.2 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected by this issue is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:

Double free vulnerability in Apple iOS before 8 and Apple TV before 7 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (device crash) via vectors related to Mach ports.

The weakness was disclosed 09/17/2014 by Felipe Andres Manzano (evad3rs) with Binamuse VRT as HT6441 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2014-4375 since 06/20/2014. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 77822 (Apple TV < 7 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc..

Upgrading to version 8 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 X-Force (96090), Tenable (77822) and SecurityFocus (BID 69882†).







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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 77822
Nessus Name: Apple TV < 7 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: iOS 8


06/20/2014 🔍
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Advisory: HT6441
Researcher: Felipe Andres Manzano (evad3rs)
Organization: Binamuse VRT
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-4375 (🔍)

X-Force: 96090
SecurityFocus: 69882 - RETIRED: Apple iOS Prior to iOS 8 and TV Prior to TV 7 Multiple Vulnerabilities
SecurityTracker: 1030866

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Created: 09/22/2014 05:39 PM
Updated: 02/20/2022 09:08 AM
Changes: 09/22/2014 05:39 PM (49), 07/05/2017 08:50 AM (21), 02/20/2022 09:06 AM (3), 02/20/2022 09:07 AM (11), 02/20/2022 09:08 AM (1)
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