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Bug in iOS allows writing of arbitrary files via AirDrop

2015/09/16

Threatpost - (International) Researchers from Azimuth Security discovered a vulnerability in a library of Apple's iOS and OS X operating systems which an attacker could leverage via AirDrop with or without the user's approval to execute a director traversal attack, and arbitrarily write files to any location in an affected device's file system.

Source: https://threatpost.com/bug-in-ios-and-osx-allows-writing-of-arbitrary-files-via-airdrop/114681/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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