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Apple iOS Vulnerability: CVE-2015-5787

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/21/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/02/2015
Modified
12/02/2015

Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 8.4.1 does not properly restrict debugging features, which allows attackers to bypass background-execution limitations via a crafted app.

Solution(s)

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

References

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

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