Apple iOS up to 9.1 LaunchServices memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as very critical was found in Apple iOS up to 9.1 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component LaunchServices. 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:

The LaunchServices component in Apple iOS before 9.2 and watchOS before 2.1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a malformed plist.

The weakness was published 12/08/2015 by Olivier as HT205635 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-7113. 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 $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/30/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

A memory corruption issue existed in the processing of malformed plists. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

Upgrading to version 9.2 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Upgrade: iOS 9.2

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Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT205635
Researcher: Olivier
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-7113 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034348
Vulnerability Center: 55170 - Apple iOS \x3C9.2 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in LaunchServices, Critical
SecurityFocus: 78731

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

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Created: 12/09/2015 02:32 PM
Updated: 06/30/2022 01:44 AM
Changes: 12/09/2015 02:32 PM (46), 12/18/2015 03:44 PM (10), 06/30/2022 01:37 AM (2), 06/30/2022 01:44 AM (7)
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