Apple iOS ImageIO code execution

appleios-imageio-code-execution (59632) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Apple iOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error when handling JPEG images. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted JPEG image, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

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-41052: Apple iPhone/iPod touch Prior to iOS 4 JPEG File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-1753: ImageIO in Apple iOS before 4 on the iPhone and iPod touch allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted JPEG image.
  • OSVDB ID: 65703: Apple iOS ImageIO on iPhone / iPod Crafted JPEG File Arbitrary Code Execution
  • 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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