Google Reveals Devastating iPhone Vulnerabilities – But Hides One Which The Company Hasn’t Fixed

It has been reported that Google’s team of security researchers have discovered six devastating flaws in Apple’s iMessage app, one of which they claim the company has not fixed. Five of the critical bugs which the team found in Apple’s instant messaging service iMessage have now been fixed. One of the flaws impacted both Macs and iPhones, but would cause iPhones to crash and become unusable even after being reset. Another of the flaws could allow an attacker to remotely access an Apple device and copy files off it without the owner even having to respond to a security prompt. These bugs were addressed in the iOS 12.4 release, but another of the bugs was not fixed in the most recent update.


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Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategist, Synopsys CyRC (Cybersecurity Research Center),  Synopsys
August 01, 2019
It impacts the core of Apple’s operating e
The flaw (CVE-2019-8641) identified by the Project Zero team at Google, but with details withheld, impacts the core of Apple’s operating environment known as Foundation. This low-level framework is responsible for things like network connections, task management, file operations and importantly notifications and error management. Whenever developing such low-level system services, engineers must ....
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