About the security content of iOS 8.1.3

This document describes the security content of iOS 8.1.3

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

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iOS 8.1.3

  • AppleFileConduit

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A maliciously crafted afc command may allow access to protected parts of the filesystem

    Description: A vulnerability existed in the symbolic linking mechanism of afc. This issue was addressed by adding additional path checks.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4480 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

  • CoreGraphics

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer overflow existed in the handling of PDF files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4481 : Felipe Andres Manzano of the Binamuse VRT, via the iSIGHT Partners GVP Program

  • dyld

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A local user may be able to execute unsigned code

    Description: A state management issue existed in the handling of Mach-O executable files with overlapping segments. This issue was addressed through improved validation of segment sizes.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4455 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

  • FontParser

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of font files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4483 : Apple

  • FontParser

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted .dfont file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of .dfont files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4484 : Gaurav Baruah working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • Foundation

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted XML file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the XML parser. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4485 : Apple

  • IOAcceleratorFamily

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: A null pointer dereference existed in IOAcceleratorFamily's handling of resource lists. This issue was addressed by removing unneeded code.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4486 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • IOHIDFamily

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in IOHIDFamily. This issue was addressed through improved size validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4487 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

  • IOHIDFamily

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: A validation issue existed in IOHIDFamily's handling of resource queue metadata. This issue was addressed through improved validation of metadata.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4488 : Apple

  • IOHIDFamily

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: A null pointer dereference existed in IOHIDFamily's handling of event queues. This issue was addressed through improved validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4489 : @beist

  • iTunes Store

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A website may be able to bypass sandbox restrictions using the iTunes Store

    Description: An issue existed in the handling of URLs redirected from Safari to the iTunes Store that could allow a malicious website to bypass Safari's sandbox restrictions. The issue was addressed with improved filtering of URLs opened by the iTunes Store.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-8840 : lokihardt@ASRT working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • Kerberos

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: The Kerberos libgssapi library returned a context token with a dangling pointer. This issue was addressed by improving state management.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-5352

  • Kernel

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Maliciously crafted or compromised iOS applications may be able to determine addresses in the kernel

    Description: An information disclosure issue existed in the handling of APIs related to kernel extensions. Responses containing an OSBundleMachOHeaders key may have included kernel addresses, which may aid in bypassing address space layout randomization protection. This issue was addressed by unsliding the addresses before returning them.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4491 : @PanguTeam, Stefan Esser

  • Kernel

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: An issue existed in the kernel shared memory subsystem that allowed an attacker to write to memory that was intended to be read-only. This issue was addressed with stricter checking of shared memory permissions.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4495 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Kernel

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Maliciously crafted or compromised iOS applications may be able to determine addresses in the kernel

    Description: The mach_port_kobject kernel interface leaked kernel addresses and heap permutation value, which may aid in bypassing address space layout randomization protection. This was addressed by disabling the mach_port_kobject interface in production configurations.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4496 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

  • libnetcore

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A malicious, sandboxed app can compromise the networkd daemon

    Description: Multiple type confusion issues existed in networkd's handling of interprocess communication. By sending a maliciously formatted message to networkd, it may have been possible to execute arbitrary code as the networkd process. The issue is addressed through additional type checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4492 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • MobileInstallation

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: A malicious enterprise-signed application may be able to take control of the local container for applications already on a device

    Description: A vulnerability existed in the application installation process. This was addressed by preventing enterprise applications from overriding existing applications in specific scenarios.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4493 : Hui Xue and Tao Wei of FireEye, Inc.

  • Springboard

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Enterprise-signed applications may be launched without prompting for trust

    Description: An issue existed in determining when to prompt for trust when first opening an enterprise-signed application. This issue was addressed through improved code signature validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4494 : Song Jin, Hui Xue, and Tao Wei of FireEye, Inc.

  • WebKit

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Visiting a website that frames malicious content may lead to UI spoofing

    Description: A UI spoofing issue existed in the handling of scrollbar boundaries. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4467 : Jordan Milne

  • WebKit

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Style sheets are loaded cross-origin which may allow for data exfiltration

    Description: An SVG loaded in an img element could load a CSS file cross-origin. This issue was addressed through enhanced blocking of external CSS references in SVGs.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4465 : Rennie deGraaf of iSEC Partners

  • WebKit

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-3192 : cloudfuzzer

    CVE-2014-4459

    CVE-2014-4466 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4468 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4469 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4470 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4471 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4472 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4473 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4474 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4475 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4476 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4477 : lokihardt@ASRT working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

    CVE-2014-4479 : Apple

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