Apple iOS up to 10 WebKit memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Apple iOS up to 10 (Smartphone Operating System). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component WebKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 09/20/2016 by Natalie Silvanovich with Apple as HT207143 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-4611 since 05/11/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 09/20/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 93721 (Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 10.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370144 (Apple Safari 10 Not Installed (APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-2)).

Upgrading 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 (93721). The entries 91604, 91602, 91603 and 91605 are related to this item.

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

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Nessus ID: 93721
Nessus Name: Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 10.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 871153
OpenVAS Name: Apple Safari Multiple Vulnerabilities September16 (Mac OS X)
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Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT207143
Researcher: Natalie Silvanovich
Organization: Apple
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-4611 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036854
SecurityFocus: 93057 - Apple iOS/tvOS/Safari Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 09/26/2016 10:51 AM
Updated: 09/20/2022 02:26 PM
Changes: 09/26/2016 10:51 AM (69), 04/25/2019 02:37 PM (14), 09/20/2022 02:26 PM (4)
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