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Apple iOS Vulnerability: CVE-2012-3728

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/20/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/08/2014
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 6 dereferences invalid pointers during the handling of packet-filter data structures, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted program that makes packet-filter ioctl calls.

Solution(s)

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

References

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

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