Denial of service in Apple iOS

Published: 2022-10-11
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22658
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Apple iOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Apple Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU68112

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22658

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper input validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of email messages with the Mail application. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted email to the victim and crash the application once the malicious email is processed.


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Vulnerable software versions

Apple iOS: 16.0 20A362 - 16.0.2 20A380

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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