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About the security content of iOS 7.0.3

This document describes the security content of iOS 7.0.3.

For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patches or releases are available. To learn more about Apple Product Security, see the Apple Product Security website.

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Where possible, CVE IDs are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further information.

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iOS 7.0.3

  • Passcode Lock

    Available for: iPhone 4 and later

    Impact: A person with physical access to the device may be able to make calls to any number

    Description: A NULL dereference existed in the lock screen which would cause it to restart if the emergency call button was tapped while a notification was being swiped and while the camera pane was partly visible. While the lock screen was restarting, the call dialer could not get the lock screen state and assumed the device was unlocked, and so allowed non-emergency numbers to be dialed. This issue was addressed by avoiding the NULL dereference.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5144 : Dany Lisiansky

  • Passcode Lock

    Available for: iPhone 4 and later

    Impact: The time delay for incorrect passcode attempts may be bypassed

    Description: When returning to the passcode lock from the Phone app, the passcode entry view is sometimes visible when it should not be, and so may be accessed even if the iPhone has been disabled due to many incorrect passcode attempts. This issue was addressed by updating the visibility of the passcode entry view on state changes.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5162 : Tomer and Mor

  • Phone

    Available for: iPhone 4 and later

    Impact: A person with physical access to the device may be able to call arbitrary contacts

    Description: Race conditions existed in the Phone app at the lock screen. Under various circumstances, the Phone app may allow access to the Contacts pane. This issue was addressed by preventing this display of the Contacts pane while the phone is locked.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5164 : Dany Lisiansky

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