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Security Activity Bulletin

Apple Update for iPhone and iPod Touch, June 17, 2009

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Applied Mitigation Bulletin
IntelliShield ID:18537
Version:1
First Published:2009 June 17 20:08 GMT
Last Published:2009 June 17 20:08 GMT
Port: Not available
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
 
 
Version Summary:

Apple has released a software update for the iPhone and iPod Touch to correct multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

 

Description
 

Apple iPhone and iPod Touch software prior to versions 3.0 to contain multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities include 46 separate flaws.  Many of the vulnerabilities were fixed on the Mac OS X and Mac OS X platform by Apple Security Update 2009-002, documented by IntelliShield Alert 18201.  An attacker could exploit the vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code on affected devices or conduct cross-site scripting attacks, resulting in the disclosure of sensitive information.

Apple has confirmed the vulnerabilities in a security announcement and released updated software that is available by means of  automatic update features.

Apple has released a security announcement at the following link: APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1

 
Alert History
 

Initial Release



Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

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