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About the security content of iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1

2021-10-2500:00:00
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7

9.3 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

8.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

8.8 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.007 Low

EPSS

Percentile

80.7%

About the security content of iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1

This document describes the security content of iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1.

About Apple security updates

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Apple security documents reference vulnerabilities by CVE-ID when possible.

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iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1

Released October 25, 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: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: An integer overflow was addressed through improved input validation.

CVE-2021-30907: Zweig of Kunlun Lab

ColorSync

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 memory corruption issue existed in the processing of ICC profiles. This issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2021-30917: Alexandru-Vlad Niculae and Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero

Continuity Camera

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 cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: An uncontrolled format string issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2021-30903: Gongyu Ma of Hangzhou Dianzi University

Entry updated May 25, 2022

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 file may disclose user information

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2021-30905: Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro

CoreGraphics

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 PDF may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: An out-of-bounds write was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2021-30919

File Provider

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 bypass Privacy preferences

Description: A permissions issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2021-31007: Csaba Fitzl (@theevilbit) of Offensive Security

Entry added May 25, 2022

FileProvider

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: Unpacking a maliciously crafted archive may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: An input validation issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2021-30881: Simon Huang (@HuangShaomang) and pjf of IceSword Lab of Qihoo 360

File System

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 race condition was addressed with improved locking.

CVE-2021-30923: Pan ZhenPeng (@Peterpan0927) of Alibaba Security Pandora Lab

Entry added January 19, 2022, updated May 25, 2022

Game Center

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 access information about a user’s contacts

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.

CVE-2021-30895: Denis Tokarev (@illusionofcha0s)

Entry added May 25, 2022

GPU Drivers

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: An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2021-30900: Yinyi Wu (@3ndy1) of Ant Security Light-Year Lab

GPU Drivers

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 memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2021-30914: Zuozhi Fan (@pattern_F_) of Ant Security TianQiong Lab

iCloud

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-2021-30906: Cees Elzinga

Image Processing

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 memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2021-30894: Pan ZhenPeng (@Peterpan0927) of Alibaba Security Pandora Lab

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 remote attacker can cause a device to unexpectedly restart

Description: A denial of service issue was addressed with improved state handling.

CVE-2021-30924: Elaman Iskakov (@darling_x0r) of Effective and Alexey Katkov (@watman27)

Entry added January 19, 2022

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 use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2021-30886: @0xalsr

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 memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2021-30909: Zweig of Kunlun Lab

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 memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2021-30916: Zweig of Kunlun Lab

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 file may disclose user information

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2021-30910: 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 bounds checking.

CVE-2021-30911: Rui Yang and Xingwei Lin of Ant Security Light-Year Lab

Siri

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 view contacts from the lock screen

Description: A lock screen issue allowed access to contacts on a locked device. This issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2021-30875: Abhay Kailasia (@abhay_kailasia) of Lakshmi Narain College of Technology

UIKit

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 person with physical access to a device may be able to determine characteristics of a user’s password in a secure text entry field

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2021-30915: Kostas Angelopoulos

Voice Control

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 cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2021-30902: 08Tc3wBB of ZecOps Mobile EDR Team

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 unexpectedly unenforced Content Security Policy

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.

CVE-2021-30887: Narendra Bhati (@imnarendrabhati) of Suma Soft Pvt. Ltd.

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 using Content Security Policy reports may be able to leak information via redirect behavior

Description: An information leakage issue was addressed.

CVE-2021-30888: Prakash (@1lastBr3ath)

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 buffer overflow issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2021-30889: Chijin Zhou of ShuiMuYuLin Ltd and Tsinghua wingtecher lab

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-2021-30890: an anonymous researcher

Additional recognition

iCloud

We would like to acknowledge Ryan Pickren (ryanpickren.com) for their assistance.

Mail

We would like to acknowledge Fabian Ising and Damian Poddebniak of Münster University of Applied Sciences for their assistance.

NetworkExtension

We would like to acknowledge Alex Bauer of Branch for their assistance.

Siri

We would like to acknowledge Abhay Kailasia (@abhay_kailasia) of Lakshmi Narain College of Technology for their assistance.

Entry added May 25, 2022

WebKit

We would like to acknowledge Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero, Pavel Gromadchuk, and an anonymous researcher for their assistance.

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Published Date: November 02, 2023

Affected configurations

Vulners
Node
appleapple_laserwriterRange<15.1
OR
appleipadosRange<15.1
CPENameOperatorVersion
ioslt15.1
ipadoslt15.1

9.3 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

8.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

8.8 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.007 Low

EPSS

Percentile

80.7%