Zero-day vulnerability in Apple iOS

Race condition

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2021012702 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS

Vulnerable component: Apple iOS

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-1782

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-362 - Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition')


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition in the Kernel component. A remote attacker can use a malicious application and escalate privileges on the system.

Note: The vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.