Vulnerability identifier: #VU48988
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apple Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.The vulnerability exists due to a heap corruption within the ImageIO component when processing images. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted image, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system or perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
Apple iOS: 14.0 18A373, 14.1 18A8395, 14.2 18B92
iPadOS: 14.0 18A373, 14.1 18A8395, 14.2 18B92
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.