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About the security content of watchOS 2.2 - Apple Support

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For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patches or releases are available. To learn more about Apple Product Security, see the [Apple Product Security](<https://www.apple.com/support/security/>) website. For information about the Apple Product Security PGP Key, see [How to use the Apple Product Security PGP Key](<https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201601>). Where possible, [CVE IDs](<http://cve.mitre.org/about/>) are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further information. To learn about other security updates, see [Apple security updates](<https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222>). ## watchOS 2.2 * **Disk Images** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the parsing of disk images. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1717 : Frank Graziano of Yahoo! Pentest Team * **FontParser** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1740 : HappilyCoded (ant4g0nist and r3dsm0k3) working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) * **HTTPProtocol** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in nghttp2 versions prior to 1.6.0, the most serious of which may have led to remote code execution. These were addressed by updating nghttp2 to version 1.6.0. CVE-ID CVE-2015-8659 * **IOHIDFamily** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1719 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero * **IOHIDFamily** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An application may be able to determine kernel memory layout Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1748 : Brandon Azad * **Kernel** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1720 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero CVE-2016-1721 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero and Ju Zhu of Trend Micro CVE-2016-1754 : Lufeng Li of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team CVE-2016-1755 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero * **Kernel** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes 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-ID CVE-2016-1750 : CESG * **Kernel** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: Multiple integer overflows were addressed through improved input validation. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1753 : Juwei Lin Trend Micro working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) * **Kernel** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An application may be able to bypass code signing Description: A permissions issue existed in which execute permission was incorrectly granted. This issue was addressed through improved permission validation. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1751 : Eric Monti of Square Mobile Security * **Kernel** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An application may be able to cause a denial of service Description: A denial of service issue was addressed through improved validation. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1752 : CESG * **libxml2** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: Processing maliciously crafted XML may lead to unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2015-1819 CVE-2015-5312 : David Drysdale of Google CVE-2015-7499 CVE-2015-7500 : Kostya Serebryany of Google CVE-2015-7942 : Kostya Serebryany of Google CVE-2015-8035 : gustavo.grieco CVE-2015-8242 : Hugh Davenport CVE-2016-1761 : wol0xff working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) CVE-2016-1762 * **libxslt** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: Processing maliciously crafted XML may lead to unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: A type confusion issue was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2015-7995 : puzzor * **Messages** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An attacker who is able to bypass Apple's certificate pinning, intercept TLS connections, inject messages, and record encrypted attachment-type messages may be able to read attachments Description: A cryptographic issue was addressed by rejecting duplicate messages on the client. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1788 : Christina Garman, Matthew Green, Gabriel Kaptchuk, Ian Miers, and Michael Rushanan of Johns Hopkins University * **Security** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted certificate may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the ASN.1 decoder. This issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1950 : Francis Gabriel of Quarkslab * **syslog** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1722 : Joshua J. Drake and Nikias Bassen of Zimperium zLabs * **TrueTypeScaler** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the processing of font files. This issue was addressed through improved input validation. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1775 : 0x1byte working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) * **WebKit** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2016-1723 : Apple CVE-2016-1724 : Apple CVE-2016-1725 : Apple CVE-2016-1726 : Apple CVE-2016-1727 : Apple * **Wi-Fi** Available for: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may be able to execute arbitrary code Description: A frame validation and memory corruption issue existed for a given ethertype. This issue was addressed through additional ethertype validation and improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2016-0801 : an anonymous researcher CVE-2016-0802 : an anonymous researcher


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
watchos 2.2

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