Three Major Vulnerabilities in Apple Operating Systems

  • CERT Admin
  • Fri Jan 29 2021
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Systems Affected 

iOS, tvOS, and iPadOS prior to version 14.4 

Threat Level 



Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in the Apple iOS, tvOS,and iPadOS (CVE-2021-1782, CVE-2021-1870, and CVE-2021-1871) which could allow an attacker to elevate privilege and achieve remote code execution. 


Privilege escalation exists due to a bug in the kernel and the remote code execution exists due to a logic issue in the WebKit browser engine,permitting an attacker to execute remote codes inside the Safari web browser.
A successful attack could allow an attacker to escalate privileges and run arbitrary commands to take control of the device.  


  ✻  Exposing sensitive information to unauthorized parties
  ✻  Unauthorized access
  ✻  Losing control of the device
  ✻  Malware infections  

Solution/ Workarounds 

 ✻  Apply the appropriate security patch mentioned below,  




The information provided herein is on "as is" basis, without warranty of any kind. 

Last updated: Fri Jan 29 2021