85640 : Apple iOS Passcode Lock Slide to Power Off Slider Partial Screen Lock Bypass
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-09-19

Description

Apple iOS contains a logic issue that is triggered when the device displays the 'Slide to Power Off' slider on the lock screen. This may allow a physically present attacker to briefly view the last third-party application that's been used on the locked device.

Classification

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

Solution

Upgrade to version 6 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
5.1.1

References

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 2.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-09-21 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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