#VU68808 Buffer overflow in Apple iOS and iPadOS


Published: 2022-10-27 | Updated: 2022-10-28

Vulnerability identifier: #VU68808

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32941

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apple iOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
iPadOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within ppp implementation. A remote attacker can trick the victim into connecting to a malicious PPP server, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple iOS: 15.0 19A346 - 15.7 19H12

iPadOS: 15.0 19A346 - 15.7 19H12


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213490


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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