Apple iOS up to 10.2.0 WebKit memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Apple iOS up to 10.2.0 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected is some unknown processing 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 bug was discovered 01/19/2017. The weakness was shared 01/23/2017 with Team Pangu as HT207482 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-2355 since 12/01/2016. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/03/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

A memory initialization issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $100k and more. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 96798 (macOS : Apple Safari < 10.0.3 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 370283 (Apple Safari 10.0.3 Not Installed (APPLE-SA-2017-01-23-5)).

Upgrading to version 10.2.1 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 (96798).

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 96798
Nessus Name: macOS : Apple Safari < 10.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 802225
OpenVAS Name: Apple iCloud Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities Feb17 (Windows)
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Upgrade: iOS 10.2.1

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12/01/2016 🔍
01/19/2017 +49 days 🔍
01/23/2017 +4 days 🔍
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01/25/2017 +2 days 🔍
01/26/2017 +1 days 🔍
02/20/2017 +25 days 🔍
11/03/2022 +2082 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT207482
Organization: Team Pangu
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-2355 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037668
SecurityFocus: 95736 - WebKit Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-2355 - Apple - Multiple Products - Code Execution Issue

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

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Created: 01/25/2017 11:39 AM
Updated: 11/03/2022 03:14 PM
Changes: 01/25/2017 11:39 AM (71), 07/31/2020 11:24 AM (15), 11/03/2022 03:14 PM (5)
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