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Apple iOS Vulnerability: CVE-2014-8611

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/18/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/23/2015
Modified
05/24/2016

Description

The __sflush function in fflush.c in stdio in libc in FreeBSD 10.1 and the kernel in Apple iOS before 9 mishandles failures of the write system call, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a crafted application.

Solution(s)

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

References

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

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