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Three out of the four flaws fixed with iOS 12.1.4 were exploited in the wild

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Security experts at Google discovered that two of the zero-day vulnerabilities patched by Apple with the release of iOS 12.1.4 were exploited in the wild.

Security researchers at Google revealed that two of the zero-day flaws addressed by Apple with the release of iOS 12.1.4 were exploited in the wild.

Apple iOS 12.1.4 version addresses four vulnerabilities, two issues associated with the FaceTime bug and two memory corruption flaws that could be exploited by attackers to elevate privileges and execute arbitrary code.

The CVE-2019-7287 vulnerability affects the IOKit and it can be exploited by a malicious app to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

“An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.” reads the security advisory.

“A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.”

The CVE-2019-7286 vulnerability impacts the Foundation component in iOS, it could allow a malicious application to gain elevated privileges....(continued)

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