Apple iOS Passcode Lock security bypass
|appleios-passcode-lock-sec-bypass (59637)||Medium Risk|
Apple iOS could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by a race condition in Passcode Lock that allows the pairing of a locked device with a computer. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors involving the initial boot to bypass passcode requirements to gain unauthorized access to data.
Upgrade to the latest version of Apple iOS (4.0 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See 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-41066: Apple iPhone and iPod touch Race Condition Security Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-1775: Race condition in Passcode Lock in Apple iOS before 4 on the iPhone and iPod touch allows physically proximate attackers to bypass intended passcode requirements, and pair a locked device with a computer and access arbitrary data, via vectors involving the initial boot.
- OSVDB ID: 65708: Apple iOS Passcode Lock on iPhone / iPod Race Condition Initial Boot Passcode Requirement Bypass
- SA40257: Apple iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities
- 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
Jun 21, 2010
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