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Highly critical

Apple iOS Three Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2011-07-14    Last Update:  2011-07-16    Views:  5,727

Secunia Advisory SA45224

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Three vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple iOS, which can be exploited by malicious code to bypass certain restrictions and malicious people to compromise a vulnerable device.

1) Two vulnerabilities in the CoreGraphics component exist due to use of vulnerable FreeType code.

For more information:
SA41738
SA45167

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

2) An invalid type conversion error in the use of IOMobileFrameBuffer queueing primitives can be exploited by code running as the user to bypass imposed restrictions and gain system privileges.


Solution:
Apply iOS 4.2.9 Software Update for iPhone 4 (CDMA model) or iOS 4.3.4 Software Update for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 (GSM model), iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, and iPad.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Disclosed in an exploit by comex.

Original Advisory:
Apple:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4802
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4803

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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