79970 : Apple iOS HFS Component HFS Catalog File Handling Underflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-03-07

Description

Apple iOS is prone to an underflow condition. The system fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in an integer underflow. With a specially crafted catalog file in an HFS disk image, a local attacker can potentially cause arbitrary code execution.

Classification

Location: Physical Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Apple Inc.
Apple iOS
5.0.1

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-03-09 | Disagree?

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