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Apple iOS Vulnerability: CVE-2015-5879

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/18/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/23/2015
Modified
11/30/2016

Description

XNU in the kernel in Apple iOS before 9 does not properly validate the headers of TCP packets, which allows remote attackers to bypass the sequence-number protection mechanism and cause a denial of service (TCP connection disruption) via a crafted header.

Solution(s)

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

References

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

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