APPLE-SA-2014-09-17-1 iOS 8

2014-09-21T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:31089
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-09-21T00:00:00

Description

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APPLE-SA-2014-09-17-1 iOS 8

iOS 8 is now available and addresses the following:

802.1X Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: An attacker can obtain WiFi credentials Description: An attacker could have impersonated a WiFi access point, offered to authenticate with LEAP, broken the MS-CHAPv1 hash, and used the derived credentials to authenticate to the intended access point even if that access point supported stronger authentication methods. This issue was addressed by disabling LEAP by default. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4364 : Pieter Robyns, Bram Bonne, Peter Quax, and Wim Lamotte of Universiteit Hasselt

Accounts Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to identify the Apple ID of the user Description: An issue existed in the access control logic for accounts. A sandboxed application could get information about the currently-active iCloud account, including the name of the account. This issue was addressed by restricting access to certain account types from unauthorized applications. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4423 : Adam Weaver

Certificate Trust Policy Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Update to the certificate trust policy Description: The certificate trust policy was updated. The complete list of certificates may be viewed at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5012.

Accessibility Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: The device may not lock the screen when using AssistiveTouch Description: A logic issue existed in AssistiveTouch's handling of events, which resulted in the screen not locking. This issue was addressed through improved handling of the lock timer. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4368 : Hendrik Bettermann

Accounts Framework Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: An attacker with access to an iOS device may access sensitive user information from logs Description: Sensitive user information was logged. This issue was addressed by logging less information. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4357 : Heli Myllykoski of OP-Pohjola Group

Address Book Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A person with physical access to an iOS device may read the address book Description: The address book was encrypted with a key protected only by the hardware UID. This issue was addressed by encrypting the address book with a key protected by the hardware UID and the user's passcode. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4352 : Jonathan Zdziarski

App Installation Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A local attacker may be able to escalate privileges and install unverified applications Description: A race condition existed in App Installation. An attacker with the capability of writing to /tmp may have been able to install an unverified app. This issue was addressed by staging files for installation in another directory. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4386 : evad3rs

App Installation Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A local attacker may be able to escalate privileges and install unverified applications Description: A path traversal issue existed in App Installation. A local attacker could have retargeted code signature validation to a bundle different from the one being installed and cause installation of an unverified app. This issue was addressed by detecting and preventing path traversal when determining which code signature to verify. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4384 : evad3rs

Assets Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may be able to cause an iOS device to think that it is up to date even when it is not Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of update check responses. Spoofed dates from Last-Modified response headers set to future dates were used for If-Modified-Since checks in subsequent update requests. This issue was addressed by validation of the Last-Modified header. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4383 : Raul Siles of DinoSec

Bluetooth Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Bluetooth is unexpectedly enabled by default after upgrading iOS Description: Bluetooth was enabled automatically after upgrading iOS. This was addressed by only turning on Bluetooth for major or minor version updates. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4354 : Maneet Singh, Sean Bluestein

CoreGraphics Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: An integer overflow existed in the handling of PDF files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4377 : Felipe Andres Manzano of Binamuse VRT working with the iSIGHT Partners GVP Program

CoreGraphics Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or an information disclosure Description: An out of bounds memory read existed in the handling of PDF files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4378 : Felipe Andres Manzano of Binamuse VRT working with the iSIGHT Partners GVP Program

Data Detectors Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Tapping on a FaceTime link in Mail would trigger a FaceTime audio call without prompting Description: Mail did not consult the user before launching facetime-audio:// URLs. This issue was addressed with the addition of a confirmation prompt. CVE-ID CVE-2013-6835 : Guillaume Ross

Foundation Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: An application using NSXMLParser may be misused to disclose information Description: An XML External Entity issue existed in NSXMLParser's handling of XML. This issue was addressed by not loading external entities across origins. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4374 : George Gal of VSR (http://www.vsecurity.com/)

Home & Lock Screen Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A background app can determine which app is frontmost Description: The private API for determining the frontmost app did not have sufficient access control. This issue was addressed through additional access control. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4361 : Andreas Kurtz of NESO Security Labs and Markus TroBbach of Heilbronn University

iMessage Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Attachments may persist after the parent iMessage or MMS is deleted Description: A race condition existed in how attachments were deleted. This issue was addressed by conducting additional checks on whether an attachment has been deleted. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4353 : Silviu Schiau

IOAcceleratorFamily Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: An application may cause an unexpected system termination Description: A null pointer dereference existed in the handling of IOAcceleratorFamily API arguments. This issue was addressed through improved validation of IOAcceleratorFamily API arguments. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4369 : Catherine aka winocm

IOAcceleratorFamily Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: The device may unexpectedly restart Description: A NULL pointer dereference was present in the IntelAccelerator driver. The issue was addressed by improved error handling. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4373 : cunzhang from Adlab of Venustech

IOHIDFamily Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to read kernel pointers, which can be used to bypass kernel address space layout randomization Description: An out-of-bounds read issue existed in the handling of an IOHIDFamily function. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4379 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

IOHIDFamily Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges Description: A heap buffer overflow existed in IOHIDFamily's handling of key-mapping properties. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4404 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

IOHIDFamily Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges Description: A null pointer dereference existed in IOHIDFamily's handling of key-mapping properties. This issue was addressed through improved validation of IOHIDFamily key-mapping properties. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4405 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

IOHIDFamily Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: An out-of-bounds write issue existed in the IOHIDFamily kernel extension. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4380 : cunzhang from Adlab of Venustech

IOKit Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to read uninitialized data from kernel memory Description: An uninitialized memory access issue existed in the handling of IOKit functions. This issue was addressed through improved memory initialization CVE-ID CVE-2014-4407 : @PanguTeam

IOKit Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of certain metadata fields of IODataQueue objects. This issue was addressed through improved validation of metadata. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4418 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

IOKit Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of certain metadata fields of IODataQueue objects. This issue was addressed through improved validation of metadata. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4388 : @PanguTeam

IOKit Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges Description: An integer overflow existed in the handling of IOKit functions. This issue was addressed through improved validation of IOKit API arguments. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4389 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Kernel Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A local user may be able to determine kernel memory layout Description: Multiple uninitialized memory issues existed in the network statistics interface, which led to the disclosure of kernel memory content. This issue was addressed through additional memory initialization. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4371 : Fermin J. Serna of the Google Security Team CVE-2014-4419 : Fermin J. Serna of the Google Security Team CVE-2014-4420 : Fermin J. Serna of the Google Security Team CVE-2014-4421 : Fermin J. Serna of the Google Security Team

Kernel Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A person with a privileged network position may cause a denial of service Description: A race condition issue existed in the handling of IPv6 packets. This issue was addressed through improved lock state checking. CVE-ID CVE-2011-2391 : Marc Heuse

Kernel Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A local user may be able to cause an unexpected system termination or arbitrary code execution in the kernel Description: A double free issue existed in the handling of Mach ports. This issue was addressed through improved validation of Mach ports. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4375 : an anonymous researcher

Kernel Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A local user may be able to cause an unexpected system termination or arbitrary code execution in the kernel Description: An out-of-bounds read issue existed in rt_setgate. This may lead to memory disclosure or memory corruption. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4408

Kernel Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Some kernel hardening measures may be bypassed Description: The random number generator used for kernel hardening measures early in the boot process was not cryptographically secure. Some of its output was inferable from user space, allowing bypass of the hardening measures. This issue was addressed by using a cryptographically secure algorithm. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4422 : Tarjei Mandt of Azimuth Security

Libnotify Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with root privileges Description: An out-of-bounds write issue existed in Libnotify. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4381 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Lockdown Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A device can be manipulated into incorrectly presenting the home screen when the device is activation locked Description: An issue existed with unlocking behavior that caused a device to proceed to the home screen even if it should still be in an activation locked state. This was addressed by changing the information a device verifies during an unlock request. CVE-ID CVE-2014-1360

Mail Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Login credentials can be sent in plaintext even if the server has advertised the LOGINDISABLED IMAP capability Description: Mail sent the LOGIN command to servers even if they had advertised the LOGINDISABLED IMAP capability. This issue is mostly a concern when connecting to servers that are configured to accept non- encrypted connections and that advertise LOGINDISABLED. This issue was addressed by respecting the LOGINDISABLED IMAP capability. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4366 : Mark Crispin

Mail Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A person with physical access to an iOS device may potentially read email attachments Description: A logic issue existed in Mail's use of Data Protection on email attachments. This issue was addressed by properly setting the Data Protection class for email attachments. CVE-ID CVE-2014-1348 : Andreas Kurtz of NESO Security Labs

Profiles Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Voice Dial is unexpectedly enabled after upgrading iOS Description: Voice Dial was enabled automatically after upgrading iOS. This issue was addressed through improved state management. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4367 : Sven Heinemann

Safari Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: User credentials may be disclosed to an unintended site via autofill Description: Safari may have autofilled user names and passwords into a subframe from a different domain than the main frame. This issue was addressed through improved origin tracking. CVE-ID CVE-2013-5227 : Niklas Malmgren of Klarna AB

Safari Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may intercept user credentials Description: Saved passwords were autofilled on http sites, on https sites with broken trust, and in iframes. This issue was addressed by restricting password autofill to the main frame of https sites with valid certificate chains. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4363 : David Silver, Suman Jana, and Dan Boneh of Stanford University working with Eric Chen and Collin Jackson of Carnegie Mellon University

Sandbox Profiles Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Apple ID information is accessible by third-party apps Description: An information disclosure issue existed in the third- party app sandbox. This issue was addressed by improving the third- party sandbox profile. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4362 : Andreas Kurtz of NESO Security Labs and Markus TroBbach of Heilbronn University

Settings Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Text message previews may appear at the lock screen even when this feature is disabled Description: An issue existed in the previewing of text message notifications at the lock screen. As a result, the contents of received messages would be shown at the lock screen even when previews were disabled in Settings. The issue was addressed through improved observance of this setting. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4356 : Mattia Schirinzi from San Pietro Vernotico (BR), Italy

syslog Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A local user may be able to change permissions on arbitrary files Description: syslogd followed symbolic links while changing permissions on files. This issue was addressed through improved handling of symbolic links. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4372 : Tielei Wang and YeongJin Jang of Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC)

Weather Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Location information was sent unencrypted Description: An information disclosure issue existed in an API used to determine local weather. This issue was addressed by changing APIs.

WebKit Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A malicious website may be able to track users even when private browsing is enabled Description: A web application could store HTML 5 application cache data during normal browsing and then read the data during private browsing. This was addressed by disabling access to the application cache when in private browsing mode. CVE-ID CVE-2014-4409 : Yosuke Hasegawa (NetAgent Co., Led.)

WebKit Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2013-6663 : Atte Kettunen of OUSPG CVE-2014-1384 : Apple CVE-2014-1385 : Apple CVE-2014-1387 : Google Chrome Security Team CVE-2014-1388 : Apple CVE-2014-1389 : Apple CVE-2014-4410 : Eric Seidel of Google CVE-2014-4411 : Google Chrome Security Team CVE-2014-4412 : Apple CVE-2014-4413 : Apple CVE-2014-4414 : Apple CVE-2014-4415 : Apple

WiFi Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: A device may be passively tracked by its WiFi MAC address Description: An information disclosure existed because a stable MAC address was being used to scan for WiFi networks. This issue was addressed by randomizing the MAC address for passive WiFi scans.

Note: iOS 8 contains changes to some diagnostic capabilities. For details, please consult http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6331 iOS 8 now permits devices to untrust all previously trusted computers. Instructions can be found at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5868

Installation note:

This update is available through iTunes and Software Update on your iOS device, and will not appear in your computer's Software Update application, or in the Apple Downloads site. Make sure you have an Internet connection and have installed the latest version of iTunes from www.apple.com/itunes/

iTunes and Software Update on the device will automatically check Apple's update server on its weekly schedule. When an update is detected, it is downloaded and the option to be installed is presented to the user when the iOS device is docked. We recommend applying the update immediately if possible. Selecting Don't Install will present the option the next time you connect your iOS device.

The automatic update process may take up to a week depending on the day that iTunes or the device checks for updates. You may manually obtain the update via the Check for Updates button within iTunes, or the Software Update on your device.

To check that the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad has been updated:

  • Navigate to Settings
  • Select General
  • Select About. The version after applying this update will be "8".

Information will also be posted to the Apple Security Updates web site: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

This message is signed with Apple's Product Security PGP key, and details are available at: https://www.apple.com/support/security/pgp/

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