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About the security content of watchOS 3.2

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# About the security content of watchOS 3.2 This document describes the security content of watchOS 3.2. ## About Apple security updates For our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred and patches or releases are available. Recent releases are listed on the [Apple security updates](<https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222>) page. For more information about security, see the [Apple Product Security](<https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201220>) page. You can encrypt communications with Apple using the [Apple Product Security PGP Key](<https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201601>). Apple security documents reference vulnerabilities by [CVE-ID](<http://cve.mitre.org/about/>) when possible. ![](/library/content/dam/edam/applecare/images/en_US/mac_apps/itunes/divider.png) ## watchOS 3.2 Released March 27, 2017 **Audio** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted audio file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2430: an anonymous researcher working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative CVE-2017-2462: an anonymous researcher working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative **Carbon** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted .dfont file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of font files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-2017-2379: riusksk (泉哥) of Tencent Security Platform Department, John Villamil, Doyensec **CoreGraphics** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to a denial of service Description: An infinite recursion was addressed through improved state management. CVE-2017-2417: riusksk (泉哥) of Tencent Security Platform Department **CoreGraphics** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2444: Mei Wang of 360 GearTeam **CoreText** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2435: John Villamil, Doyensec **CoreText** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font may result in the disclosure of process memory Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2450: John Villamil, Doyensec **CoreText** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted text message may lead to application denial of service Description: A resource exhaustion issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2461: an anonymous researcher, Isaac Archambault of IDAoADI **FontParser** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2487: riusksk (泉哥) of Tencent Security Platform Department CVE-2017-2406: riusksk (泉哥) of Tencent Security Platform Department **FontParser** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Parsing a maliciously crafted font file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2407: riusksk (泉哥) of Tencent Security Platform Department **FontParser** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font may result in the disclosure of process memory Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2439: John Villamil, Doyensec **HTTPProtocol** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: A malicious HTTP/2 server may be able to cause undefined behavior Description: Multiple issues existed in nghttp2 before 1.17.0. These were addressed by updating nghttp2 to version 1.17.0. CVE-2017-2428 Entry updated March 28, 2017 **ImageIO** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2416: Qidan He (何淇丹, @flanker_hqd) of KeenLab, Tencent **ImageIO** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted JPEG file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2432: an anonymous researcher working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative **ImageIO** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2467 **ImageIO** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to unexpected application termination Description: An out-of-bound read existed in LibTIFF versions before 4.0.7. This was addressed by updating LibTIFF in ImageIO to version 4.0.7. CVE-2016-3619 **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2401: Lufeng Li of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: An integer overflow was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2440: an anonymous researcher **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with root privileges Description: A race condition was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-2017-2456: lokihardt of Google Project Zero **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A use after free issue was addressed through improved memory management. CVE-2017-2472: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2473: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: An off-by-one issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-2017-2474: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A race condition was addressed through improved locking. CVE-2017-2478: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A buffer overflow issue was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-2017-2482: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero CVE-2017-2483: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero **Kernel** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-2017-2490: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero, The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Entry added March 31, 2017 **Keyboards** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code Description: A buffer overflow was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-2017-2458: Shashank (@cyberboyIndia) **libarchive** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: A local attacker may be able to change file system permissions on arbitrary directories Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks. This issue was addressed through improved validation of symlinks. CVE-2017-2390: Omer Medan of enSilo Ltd **libc++abi** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Demangling a malicious C++ application may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A use after free issue was addressed through improved memory management. CVE-2017-2441 **libxslt** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in libxslt Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-2017-5029: Holger Fuhrmannek Entry added March 28, 2017 **Security** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with root privileges Description: A buffer overflow was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-2017-2451: Alex Radocea of Longterm Security, Inc. **Security** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted x509 certificate may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the parsing of certificates. This issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-2017-2485: Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos **WebKit** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A type confusion issue was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-2017-2415: Kai Kang of Tencent's Xuanwu Lab (tentcent.com) **WebKit** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to high memory consumption Description: An uncontrolled resource consumption issue was addressed through improved regex processing. CVE-2016-9643: Gustavo Grieco **WebKit** Available for: All Apple Watch models Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A use after free issue was addressed through improved memory management. CVE-2017-2471: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero ![](/library/content/dam/edam/applecare/images/en_US/mac_apps/itunes/divider.png) ## Additional recognition **XNU** We would like to acknowledge Lufeng Li of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team for their assistance. Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement. Apple assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or use of third-party websites or products. Apple makes no representations regarding third-party website accuracy or reliability. [Contact the vendor](<http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2693>) for additional information. Published Date: April 04, 2017


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
watchos 3.2

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