Apple iOS CVE-2017-7152 Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability

2017-12-21T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-103136
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2017-12-21T00:00:00

Description

Description

Apple iOS is prone to an address bar spoofing vulnerability. An attacker may exploit this issue to spoof the originating URL of a trusted web site. This may allow a remote attacker to carry out phishing-style attacks. Versions prior Apple iOS 11.2 are vulnerable.

Technologies Affected

  • Apple iOS 10
  • Apple iOS 10.0.1
  • Apple iOS 10.1
  • Apple iOS 10.2
  • Apple iOS 10.2.1
  • Apple iOS 10.3
  • Apple iOS 10.3.1
  • Apple iOS 10.3.2
  • Apple iOS 10.3.3
  • Apple iOS 11
  • Apple iOS 11.1
  • Apple iOS 13
  • Apple iOS 2.0
  • Apple iOS 2.1
  • Apple iOS 3
  • Apple iOS 3.0
  • Apple iOS 3.1
  • Apple iOS 3.2
  • Apple iOS 3.2.1
  • Apple iOS 3.2.2
  • Apple iOS 4
  • Apple iOS 4
  • Apple iOS 4.0.1
  • Apple iOS 4.0.2
  • Apple iOS 4.1
  • Apple iOS 4.2
  • Apple iOS 4.2.1
  • Apple iOS 4.2.10
  • Apple iOS 4.2.5
  • Apple iOS 4.2.6
  • Apple iOS 4.2.7
  • Apple iOS 4.2.8
  • Apple iOS 4.2.9
  • Apple iOS 4.3
  • Apple iOS 4.3.1
  • Apple iOS 4.3.2
  • Apple iOS 4.3.3
  • Apple iOS 4.3.4
  • Apple iOS 4.3.5
  • Apple iOS 5
  • Apple iOS 5
  • Apple iOS 5.0.1
  • Apple iOS 5.1
  • Apple iOS 5.1.1
  • Apple iOS 6
  • Apple iOS 6.0.1
  • Apple iOS 6.0.2
  • Apple iOS 6.1
  • Apple iOS 6.1.3
  • Apple iOS 6.1.4
  • Apple iOS 6.1.6
  • Apple iOS 6.3.1
  • Apple iOS 7
  • Apple iOS 7.0.1
  • Apple iOS 7.0.2
  • Apple iOS 7.0.3
  • Apple iOS 7.0.4
  • Apple iOS 7.0.5
  • Apple iOS 7.0.6
  • Apple iOS 7.1
  • Apple iOS 7.1.1
  • Apple iOS 7.1.2
  • Apple iOS 7.2.0
  • Apple iOS 8
  • Apple iOS 8.1
  • Apple iOS 8.1.1
  • Apple iOS 8.1.2
  • Apple iOS 8.1.3
  • Apple iOS 8.2
  • Apple iOS 8.3
  • Apple iOS 8.4
  • Apple iOS 8.4.1
  • Apple iOS 9
  • Apple iOS 9.0.1
  • Apple iOS 9.0.2
  • Apple iOS 9.1
  • Apple iOS 9.2
  • Apple iOS 9.2.1
  • Apple iOS 9.3
  • Apple iOS 9.3.1
  • Apple iOS 9.3.2
  • Apple iOS 9.3.3
  • Apple iOS 9.3.4
  • Apple iOS 9.3.5
  • Apple iPad Air
  • Apple iPadOS
  • Apple iPhone
  • Apple iPod Touch
  • Apple macOS 10.12
  • Apple macOS 10.12.1
  • Apple macOS 10.12.2
  • Apple macOS 10.12.3
  • Apple macOS 10.12.4
  • Apple macOS 10.12.5
  • Apple macOS 10.12.6
  • Apple macOS 10.13
  • Apple macOS 10.13.1
  • Apple macOS 10.13.2
  • Apple macOS 10.13.3
  • Apple macOS 10.13.4
  • Apple macOS 10.13.5
  • Apple macOS 10.13.6
  • Apple macOS 10.14
  • Apple macOS 10.14.1
  • Apple macOS 10.14.2
  • Apple macOS 10.14.3
  • Apple macOS 10.14.4
  • Apple macOS 10.14.5
  • Apple macOS 10.14.6
  • Apple macOS 10.15
  • Apple watchOS 1.0
  • Apple watchOS 1.0.1
  • Apple watchOS 10.1.1
  • Apple watchOS 12.4
  • Apple watchOS 2.0
  • Apple watchOS 2.0.1
  • Apple watchOS 2.1
  • Apple watchOS 2.2
  • Apple watchOS 2.2.1
  • Apple watchOS 2.2.2
  • Apple watchOS 3
  • Apple watchOS 3.0
  • Apple watchOS 3.1
  • Apple watchOS 3.1.1
  • Apple watchOS 3.1.3
  • Apple watchOS 3.2
  • Apple watchOS 3.2.1
  • Apple watchOS 3.2.2
  • Apple watchOS 3.2.3
  • Apple watchOS 4
  • Apple watchOS 4.1
  • Apple watchOS 4.2
  • Apple watchOS 4.2.2
  • Apple watchOS 4.2.3
  • Apple watchOS 4.3
  • Apple watchOS 4.3.1
  • Apple watchOS 4.3.2
  • Apple watchOS 5
  • Apple watchOS 5.1.2
  • Apple watchOS 5.1.3
  • Apple watchOS 5.2.1
  • Apple watchOS 5.3

Recommendations

Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
If global access isn't needed, filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of successful exploits.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To limit the consequences of successful exploits, run server processes within a restricted environment using facilities such as chroot or jail.

Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
Web users should be cautious about following links to sites that are provided by unfamiliar or suspicious sources. Filtering HTML from emails may help remove a possible vector for transmitting malicious links to users.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.