Intrusion Prevention

Apple.IOS.HTTP.Client.Malformed.Characters.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Apple iPhone OS.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles malformed web pages. It allows a remote attacker to crash vulnerable systems via a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Apple iPhone OS 3.1 on the iPhone 2G and 3.1.3 on the iPhone 3GS

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2010-1226