Zero-day vulnerability in Apple iOS

Buffer overflow
CVE-2021-30666

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2021050313 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple iOS 12.x

Vulnerable component: Apple iOS

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30666

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/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-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Description:

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in WebKit. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

External links:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212341