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Apple iOS Vulnerability: CVE-2016-1755

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Apple iOS Vulnerability: CVE-2016-1755

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/18/2016
Modified
05/09/2019

Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 9.3, OS X before 10.11.4, tvOS before 9.2, and watchOS before 2.2 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted app, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1754.

Solution(s)

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

References

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

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