About the security content of iOS 9.2

This document describes the security content of iOS 9.2.

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 9.2

  • AppleMobileFileIntegrity

    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 access control issue was addressed by preventing modification of access control structures.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7055 : Apple

  • AppSandbox

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

    Impact: A malicious application may maintain access to Contacts after having access revoked

    Description: An issue existed in the sandbox's handling of hard links. This issue was addressed through improved hardening of the app sandbox.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7001 : Razvan Deaconescu and Mihai Bucicoiu of University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest; Luke Deshotels and William Enck of North Carolina State University; Lucas Vincenzo Davi and Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi of TU Darmstadt

  • CFNetwork HTTPProtocol

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

    Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may be able to bypass HSTS

    Description: An input validation issue existed within URL processing. This issue was addressed through improved URL validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7094 : Tsubasa Iinuma (@llamakko_cafe) of Gehirn Inc. and Muneaki Nishimura (nishimunea)

  • Compression

    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 arbitrary code execution

    Description: An uninitialized memory access issue existed in zlib. This issue was addressed through improved memory initialization and additional validation of zlib streams.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7054 : j00ru

  • CoreGraphics

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

    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font file may lead to arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the processing of font files. This issue was addressed through improved input validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7105 : John Villamil (@day6reak), Yahoo Pentest Team

  • CoreMedia Playback

    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 arbitrary code execution

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in the processing of malformed media files. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7074 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7075

  • dyld

    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: Multiple segment validation issues existed in dyld. These were addressed through improved environment sanitization.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7072 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7079 : PanguTeam

  • GPUTools Framework

    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: Multiple path validation issues existed in Mobile Replayer. These were addressed through improved environment sanitization.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7069 : Luca Todesco (@qwertyoruiop)

    CVE-2015-7070 : Luca Todesco (@qwertyoruiop)

  • iBooks

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

    Impact: Parsing a maliciously crafted iBooks file may lead to disclosure of user information

    Description: An XML external entity reference issue existed with iBook parsing. This issue was addressed through improved parsing.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7081 : Behrouz Sadeghipour (@Nahamsec) and Patrik Fehrenbach (@ITSecurityguard)

  • ImageIO

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

    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in ImageIO. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7053 : 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: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in IOHIDFamily API. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7111 : beist and ABH of BoB

    CVE-2015-7112 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • IOKit SCSI

    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 kernel privileges

    Description: A null pointer dereference existed in the handling of a certain userclient type. This issue was addressed through improved validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7068 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Kernel

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

    Impact: A local application may be able to cause a denial of service

    Description: Multiple denial of service issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7040 : Lufeng Li of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team

    CVE-2015-7041 : Lufeng Li of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team

    CVE-2015-7042 : Lufeng Li of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team

    CVE-2015-7043 : Tarjei Mandt (@kernelpool)

  • Kernel

    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 arbitrary code with kernel privileges

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

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7083 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

    CVE-2015-7084 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Kernel

    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 arbitrary code with kernel privileges

    Description: An issue existed in the parsing of mach messages. This issue was addressed through improved validation of mach messages.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7047 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • LaunchServices

    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 memory corruption issue existed in the processing of malformed plists. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7113 : Olivier Goguel of Free Tools Association

  • libarchive

    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 arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the processing of archives. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-2895 : @practicalswift

  • libc

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

    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted package may lead to arbitrary code execution

    Description: Multiple buffer overflows existed in the C standard library. These issues were addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7038

    CVE-2015-7039 : Maksymilian Arciemowicz (CXSECURITY.COM)

  • libxml2

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

    Impact: Parsing a maliciously crafted XML document may lead to disclosure of user information

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the parsing of XML files. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7115 : Wei Lei and Liu Yang of Nanyang Technological University

    CVE-2015-7116 : Wei Lei and Liu Yang of Nanyang Technological University

  • MobileStorageMounter

    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 timing issue existed in loading of the trust cache. This issue was resolved by validating the system environment before loading the trust cache.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7051 : PanguTeam

  • OpenGL

    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 arbitrary code execution

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

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7064 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7065 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7066 : Tongbo Luo and Bo Qu of Palo Alto Networks

  • Photos

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

    Impact: An attacker may be able to use the backup system to access restricted areas of the file system

    Description: A path validation issue existed in Mobile Backup. This was addressed through improved environment sanitization.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7037 : PanguTeam

  • QuickLook

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

    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted iWork file may lead to arbitrary code execution

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

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7107

  • Safari

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

    Impact: Visiting a malicious website may lead to user interface spoofing

    Description: An issue may have allowed a website to display content with a URL from a different website. This issue was addressed through improved URL handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7093 : xisigr of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB (www.tencent.com)

  • Sandbox

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

    Impact: A malicious application with root privileges may be able to bypass kernel address space layout randomization

    Description: An insufficient privilege separation issue existed in xnu. This issue was addressed by improved authorization checks.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7046 : Apple

  • Security

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

    Impact: A remote attacker may cause an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in handling SSL handshakes. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7073 : Benoit Foucher of ZeroC, Inc.

  • Security

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

    Impact: A malicious application may gain access to a user's Keychain items

    Description: An issue existed in the validation of access control lists for keychain items. This issue was addressed through improved access control list checks.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7058

  • Siri

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

    Impact: A person with physical access to an iOS device may be able to use Siri to read notifications of content that is set not to be displayed at the lock screen

    Description: When a request was made to Siri, client side restrictions were not being checked by the server. This issue was addressed through improved restriction checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7080 : Or Safran (www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=33912591)

  • 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 arbitrary code execution

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

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7048 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7095 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7096 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7097 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7098 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7099 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7100 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7101 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7102 : Apple

    CVE-2015-7103 : Apple

  • WebKit

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

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may reveal a user's browsing history

    Description: An insufficient input validation issue existed in content blocking. This issue was addressed through improved content extension parsing.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7050 : Luke Li and Jonathan Metzman

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