Apple iOS up to 6.0 WebKit memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in Apple iOS up to 6.0 (Smartphone Operating System) and classified as very critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component WebKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

WebKit, as used in Apple iOS before 6.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted web site, a different vulnerability than other WebKit CVEs listed in APPLE-SA-2013-01-28-1.

The weakness was presented 01/28/2013 by Abhishek Arya (Inferno) with Google Chrome Security Team as HT5642 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-0949 since 01/10/2013. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 04/22/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 66498 (Apple iTunes < 11.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 121191 (Apple iTunes Prior to 11.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APPLE-SA-2013-05-16-1)).

Upgrading to version 6.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (66498). Additional details are provided at darkreading.com. See 5585, 5586, 5587 and 5588 for similar entries.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 66498
Nessus Name: Apple iTunes < 11.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)
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Upgrade: iOS 6.1

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01/28/2013 +18 days 🔍
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Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT5642
Researcher: Abhishek Arya (Inferno)
Organization: Google Chrome Security Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-0949 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 54203

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 01/30/2013 09:22 AM
Updated: 04/22/2021 03:57 PM
Changes: 01/30/2013 09:22 AM (71), 03/25/2019 04:09 PM (1), 04/22/2021 03:54 PM (3), 04/22/2021 03:57 PM (1)
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