Apple iOS ICC Profile curv Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-15-285
Type zdi
Reporter chaithanya (SegFault)
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Apple iOS. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of ICC profiles. The issue lies in the parsing of 'curv' types. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.