Apple iOS Sandbox information disclosure

appleios-sandbox-info-disclosure (59630) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Apple iOS could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to prevent photo-library access by the Sandbox component. By using unknown attack vectors, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain location information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Apple iOS (4.0 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.

References:

  • Apple Web site: About the security content of iOS 4.
  • BID-41016: RETIRED: Apple iPhone/iPod touch Prior to iOS 4 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • BID-41047: Apple iPhone and iPod touch Application Sandbox User Photo Library Security Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-1751: Application Sandbox in Apple iOS before 4 on the iPhone and iPod touch does not prevent photo-library access, which might allow remote attackers to obtain location information via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 65701: Apple iOS Application Sandbox on iPhone / iPod Photo-library Access Restriction Weakness Remote Location Information Disclosure
  • SA40257: Apple iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.0 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.2
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.2 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.0
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.0 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.2 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.2
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.3

Reported:

Jun 21, 2010

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