Threat Encyclopedia

Apple.iOS.LinkPresentation.Link.Resource.Exhaustion.DoS

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in Apple iOS.
The vulnerability is due to a lack of input validation in the application when handling a crafted text message. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation using iOS 11.2.4 or earlier

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208463

CVE References

CVE-2018-4100