Apple iOS Passcode Lock CVE-2012-3735
An error in the Apple iOS Passcode Lock related to the "Slide to Power Off" slider on the lock screen coluld allow person with physical access to the device to briefly view the last used third-party app on a locked device.
|Base Score: ||2.1
| Access Vector: ||Local
| Access Complexity: ||Low
| Authentication: ||None
| Confidentiality Impact: ||Partial
| Integrity Impact: ||None
| Availability Impact: ||None
|Temporal Score: ||1.6
| Exploitability: ||Unproven
| Remediation Level: ||Official-Fix
| Report Confidence: ||Confirmed
Refer to Apple Article: HT5503 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Apple KB HT5503: About the security content of iOS 6.
The Passcode Lock implementation in Apple iOS before 6 does not properly interact with the Slide to Power Off feature, which allows physically proximate attackers to see the most recently used third-party app by watching the device's screen.
- OSVDB ID: 85640:
Apple iOS Passcode Lock Slide to Power Off Slider Partial Screen Lock Bypass
Apple iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Apple iOS 5 iPad
- Apple iOS 5 iPod touch
- Apple iOS 5 iPhone
Sep 19, 2012
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