Apple iOS up to 10.0.3 Sandbox Profiles information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Apple iOS up to 10.0.3 (Smartphone Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown code of the component Sandbox Profiles. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The weakness was presented 10/24/2016 by Razvan Deaconescu, Mihai Chiroiu, Luke Deshotels, William Enck, Lucas Vincenzo Davi and Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi as HT207271 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-4664 since 05/11/2016. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. A authentication is needed for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592. The advisory points out:

An access issue was addressed through additional sandbox restrictions on third party applications.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 94337 (Apple TV < 10.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context r.

Upgrading to version 10.1 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 (94337). See 93042, 93046, 93047 and 93052 for similar entries.







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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 94337
Nessus Name: Apple TV < 10.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: iOS 10.1


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Advisory: HT207271
Researcher: Razvan Deaconescu, Mihai Chiroiu, Luke Deshotels, William Enck, Lucas Vincenzo Davi, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-4664 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037088
SecurityFocus: 93854 - Apple iOS/tvOS/WatchOS Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities

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Created: 10/25/2016 09:00 AM
Updated: 09/28/2022 09:57 AM
Changes: 10/25/2016 09:00 AM (66), 05/17/2019 03:13 PM (12), 09/28/2022 09:57 AM (3)
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