About the security content of iOS 14.0 and iPadOS 14.0 - Apple Support

2020-10-19T05:47:47
ID APPLE:HT211850
Type apple
Reporter Apple
Modified 2020-10-19T05:47:47

Description

About Apple security updates

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iOS 14.0 and iPadOS 14.0

Released September 16, 2020

AppleAVD

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: An application may be able to cause unexpected system termination or write kernel memory

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

CVE-2020-9958: Mohamed Ghannam (@_simo36)

Assets

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: An attacker may be able to misuse a trust relationship to download malicious content

Description: A trust issue was addressed by removing a legacy API.

CVE-2020-9979: CodeColorist of Ant-Financial LightYear Labs

Icons

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: A malicious application may be able to identify what other applications a user has installed

Description: The issue was addressed with improved handling of icon caches.

CVE-2020-9773: Chilik Tamir of Zimperium zLabs

IDE Device Support

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to execute arbitrary code on a paired device during a debug session over the network

Description: This issue was addressed by encrypting communications over the network to devices running iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7.

CVE-2020-9992: Dany Lisiansky (@DanyL931), Nikias Bassen of Zimperium zLabs

Entry updated September 17, 2020

IOSurfaceAccelerator

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: A local user may be able to read kernel memory

Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2020-9964: Mohamed Ghannam (@_simo36), Tommy Muir (@Muirey03)

Keyboard

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: A malicious application may be able to leak sensitive user information

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

CVE-2020-9976: Rias A. Sherzad of JAIDE GmbH in Hamburg, Germany

Model I/O

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

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 bounds checking.

CVE-2020-9973: Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos

Phone

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: The screen lock may not engage after the specified time period

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2020-9946: Daniel Larsson of iolight AB

Sandbox

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: A malicious application may be able to access restricted files

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.

CVE-2020-9968: Adam Chester (@xpn) of TrustedSec

Entry updated September 17, 2020

Siri

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: A person with physical access to an iOS device may be able to view notification contents from the lockscreen

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

CVE-2020-9959: an anonymous researcher, an anonymous researcher, an anonymous researcher, an anonymous researcher, an anonymous researcher, Andrew Goldberg The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business, Meli̇h Kerem Güneş of Li̇v College, Sinan Gulguler

WebKit

Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPod touch 7th generation, iPad Air 2 and later, and iPad mini 4 and later

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to a cross site scripting attack

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

CVE-2020-9952: Ryan Pickren (ryanpickren.com)

Additional recognition

App Store

We would like to acknowledge Giyas Umarov of Holmdel High School for their assistance.

Bluetooth

We would like to acknowledge Andy Davis of NCC Group and Dennis Heinze (@ttdennis) of TU Darmstadt, Secure Mobile Networking Lab for their assistance.

CallKit

We would like to acknowledge Federico Zanetello for their assistance.

CarPlay

We would like to acknowledge an anonymous researcher for their assistance.

Core Location

We would like to acknowledge Yiğit Can YILMAZ (@yilmazcanyigit) for their assistance.

debugserver

We would like to acknowledge Linus Henze (pinauten.de) for their assistance.

iAP

We would like to acknowledge Andy Davis of NCC Group for their assistance.

iBoot

We would like to acknowledge Brandon Azad of Google Project Zero for their assistance.

Kernel

We would like to acknowledge Brandon Azad of Google Project Zero for their assistance.

libarchive

****We would like to acknowledge Dzmitry Plotnikau and an anonymous researcher for their assistance.

Location Framework

We would like to acknowledge Nicolas Brunner (linkedin.com/in/nicolas-brunner-651bb4128) for their assistance.

Entry updated October 19, 2020

Maps

We would like to acknowledge Matthew Dolan of Amazon Alexa for their assistance.

NetworkExtension

We would like to acknowledge Thijs Alkemade of Computest and ‘Qubo Song’ of ‘Symantec, a division of Broadcom’ for their assistance.

Phone Keypad

****We would like to acknowledge an anonymous researcher for their assistance.

Safari

We would like to acknowledge Andreas Gutmann (@KryptoAndI) of OneSpan's Innovation Centre (onespan.com) and University College London, Steven J. Murdoch (@SJMurdoch) of OneSpan's Innovation Centre (onespan.com) and University College London, Jack Cable of Lightning Security, Yair Amit for their assistance.

Entry added October 19, 2020

Status Bar

We would like to acknowledge Abdul M. Majumder, Abdullah Fasihallah of Taif university, Adwait Vikas Bhide, Frederik Schmid, Nikita, and an anonymous researcher for their assistance.

Telephony

We would like to acknowledge Yiğit Can YILMAZ (@yilmazcanyigit) for their assistance.

UIKit

We would like to acknowledge Borja Marcos of Sarenet, Simon de Vegt, and Talal Haj Bakry (@hajbakri) and Tommy Mysk (@tommymysk) of Mysk Inc for their assistance.

Web App

We would like to acknowledge Augusto Alvarez of Outcourse Limited for their assistance.