Advisory Details

July 1st, 2015

Apple iOS ICC Profile curv Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-285
ZDI-CAN-2761

CVE ID CVE-2015-3723
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Apple
AFFECTED PRODUCTS iOS
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Apple iOS. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of ICC profiles. The issue lies in the parsing of 'curv' types. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

VENDOR RESPONSE Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-02-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-07-01 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT chaithanya (SegFault)
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