Zero-day vulnerability in Apple iOS

Buffer overflow
CVE-2022-22587

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2022012633 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS

Vulnerable component: Apple iOS

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22587

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/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 malicious application to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the IOMobileFrameBuffer subsystem. A malicious application can trigger buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

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

External links:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213053