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About the security content of iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.6

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# About the security content of iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.6 This document describes the security content of iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.6. ## 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. Apple security documents reference vulnerabilities by [CVE-ID](<http://cve.mitre.org/about/>) when possible. For more information about security, see the [Apple Product Security](<https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201220>) page. ## iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.6 Released May 24, 2021 **Audio** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted audio file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks. CVE-2021-30707: hjy79425575 working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative **Audio** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Parsing a maliciously crafted audio file may lead to disclosure of user information Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks. CVE-2021-30685: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro **AVEVideoEncoder** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: An application may be able to cause unexpected system termination or write kernel memory Description: A race condition was addressed with improved state handling. CVE-2021-30714: @08Tc3wBB of ZecOps, and George Nosenko **CommCenter** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A device may accept invalid activation results Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions. CVE-2021-30729: CHRISTIAN MINA **Core Services** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A malicious application may be able to gain root privileges Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks. This issue was addressed with improved validation of symlinks. CVE-2021-30681: Zhongcheng Li (CK01) **CoreAudio** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted audio file may disclose restricted memory Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking. CVE-2021-30686: Mickey Jin of Trend Micro **CoreText** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation Description: Processing a maliciously crafted font may result in the disclosure of process memory. CVE-2021-30733: Sunglin from the Knownsec 404 CVE-2021-30753: Xingwei Lin of Ant Security Light-Year Lab Entry added July 21, 2021 **Crash Reporter** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A malicious application may be able to modify protected parts of the file system Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30727: Cees Elzinga **CVMS** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A local attacker may be able to elevate their privileges Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks. CVE-2021-30724: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro **FontParser** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: An out-of-bounds write was addressed with improved input validation. CVE-2021-30771: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro, CFF of Topsec Alpha Team Entry added January 19, 2022 **Heimdal** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A local user may be able to leak sensitive user information Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30697: Gabe Kirkpatrick (@gabe_k) **Heimdal** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A malicious application may cause a denial of service or potentially disclose memory contents Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30710: Gabe Kirkpatrick (@gabe_k) **ImageIO** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to disclosure of user information Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking. CVE-2021-30687: Hou JingYi (@hjy79425575) of Qihoo 360 **ImageIO** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to disclosure of user information Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks. CVE-2021-30700: Ye Zhang(@co0py_Cat) of Baidu Security **ImageIO** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks. CVE-2021-30701: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro and Ye Zhang of Baidu Security **ImageIO** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted ASTC file may disclose memory contents Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks. CVE-2021-30705: Ye Zhang of Baidu Security **ImageIO** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: This issue was addressed with improved checks Description: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to disclosure of user information. CVE-2021-30706: Anonymous working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative, Jzhu working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative Entry added July 21, 2021 **Kernel** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved validation. CVE-2021-30740: Linus Henze (pinauten.de) **Kernel** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A malicious application may disclose restricted memory Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks. CVE-2021-30674: Siddharth Aeri (@b1n4r1b01) **Kernel** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30704: an anonymous researcher **Kernel** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted message may lead to a denial of service Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30715: The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) **Kernel** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A buffer overflow was addressed with improved size validation. CVE-2021-30736: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero **Kernel** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A double free issue was addressed with improved memory management Description: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. CVE-2021-30703: an anonymous researcher Entry added July 21, 2021 **LaunchServices** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A malicious application may be able to break out of its sandbox Description: This issue was addressed with improved environment sanitization. CVE-2021-30677: Ron Waisberg (@epsilan) **Mail** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted mail message may lead to unexpected memory modification or application termination Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. CVE-2021-30741: SYMaster of ZecOps Mobile EDR Team **MediaRemote** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A privacy issue in Now Playing was addressed with improved permissions Description: A local attacker may be able to view Now Playing information from the lock screen. CVE-2021-30756: Ricky D'Amelio, Jatayu Holznagel (@jholznagel) Entry added July 21, 2021 **Model I/O** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted USD file may disclose memory contents Description: An information disclosure issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30723: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro CVE-2021-30691: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro CVE-2021-30692: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro CVE-2021-30694: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro **Model I/O** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted USD file may lead to unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30725: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro **Model I/O** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted USD file may disclose memory contents Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation. CVE-2021-30746: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro **Model I/O** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved logic. CVE-2021-30693: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) & Junzhi Lu (@pwn0rz) of Trend Micro **Model I/O** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted USD file may disclose memory contents Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking. CVE-2021-30695: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) & Junzhi Lu (@pwn0rz) of Trend Micro **Model I/O** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted USD file may lead to unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation. CVE-2021-30708: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) & Junzhi Lu (@pwn0rz) of Trend Micro **Model I/O** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted USD file may disclose memory contents Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks. CVE-2021-30709: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro **Networking** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted webpage may lead to a system denial of service Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-1821: Georgi Valkov (httpstorm.com) Entry added January 19, 2022 **Notes** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A user may be able to view restricted content from the lockscreen Description: A window management issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30699: videosdebarraquito **Safari** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A user may be unable to fully delete browsing history Description: The issue was addressed with improved permissions logic. CVE-2021-30999: an anonymous researcher Entry added May 25, 2022 **Security** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted certificate may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue in the ASN.1 decoder was addressed by removing the vulnerable code. CVE-2021-30737: xerub **WebKit** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to universal cross site scripting Description: A cross-origin issue with iframe elements was addressed with improved tracking of security origins. CVE-2021-30744: Dan Hite of jsontop **WebKit** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. CVE-2021-21779: Marcin Towalski of Cisco Talos **WebKit** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A malicious application may be able to leak sensitive user information Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions. CVE-2021-30682: Prakash (@1lastBr3ath) Entry updated on July 21, 2021 **WebKit** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to universal cross site scripting Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. CVE-2021-30689: an anonymous researcher **WebKit** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with improved memory handling. CVE-2021-30749: an anonymous researcher and mipu94 of SEFCOM lab, ASU. working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative CVE-2021-30734: Jack Dates of RET2 Systems, Inc. (@ret2systems) working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative **WebKit** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A malicious website may be able to access restricted ports on arbitrary servers Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions. CVE-2021-30720: David Sch├╝tz (@xdavidhu) **WebRTC** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service Description: A null pointer dereference was addressed with improved input validation. CVE-2021-23841: Tavis Ormandy of Google CVE-2021-30698: Tavis Ormandy of Google **Wi-Fi** Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: An attacker in WiFi range may be able to force a client to use a less secure authentication mechanism Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved validation. CVE-2021-30667: Raul Siles of DinoSec (@dinosec) ## Additional recognition **AVEVideoEncoder** We would like to acknowledge @08Tc3wBB for their assistance. **CommCenter** We would like to acknowledge CHRISTIAN MINA and Stefan Sterz (@0x7374) of Secure Mobile Networking Lab at TU Darmstadt and Industrial Software at TU Wien for their assistance. **CoreCapture** We would like to acknowledge Zuozhi Fan (@pattern_F_) of Ant-financial TianQiong Security Lab for their assistance. **ImageIO** We would like to acknowledge Jzhu working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative and an anonymous researcher for their assistance. **Kernel** We would like to acknowledge Saar Amar (@AmarSaar) for their assistance. **Mail Drafts** We would like to acknowledge Lauritz Holtmann (@_lauritz_) for their assistance. **NetworkExtension** We would like to acknowledge Matthias Ortmann of Secure Mobile Networking Lab for their assistance. **WebKit** We would like to acknowledge Chris Salls (@salls) of Makai Security 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: November 03, 2023


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
ios 14.6
ipados 14.6

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