Apple iOS up to 8.4.1 WebKit memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Apple iOS up to 8.4.1 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected is an unknown functionality of the component WebKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 09/16/2015 by John Villamil with Apple as HT205212 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2015-5813 since 08/06/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/16/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to arbitrary code execution

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86001 (Apple iTunes < 12.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 9 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The advisory contains the following remark:

These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (86001). The entries 9015, 68413, 77185 and 77828 are pretty similar.

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

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Nessus ID: 86001
Nessus Name: Apple iTunes < 12.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)
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OpenVAS ID: 802962
OpenVAS Name: Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities Sep15 (Windows)
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Upgrade: iOS 9

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Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT205212
Researcher: John Villamil
Organization: Apple
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-5813 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1033609
SecurityFocus: 76763 - Apple iOS and iTunes Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 09/18/2015 01:09 PM
Updated: 06/16/2022 04:44 PM
Changes: 09/18/2015 01:09 PM (60), 12/25/2017 12:37 PM (12), 06/16/2022 04:36 PM (4), 06/16/2022 04:44 PM (1)
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