CVE-2022-42856

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CVE-2022-42856 is a critical zero-day vulnerability discovered in Apple's WebKit, the company's web rendering engine. This flaw, characterized as an iOS remote code execution vulnerability, posed a significant risk to users due to its potential exploitation in the wild, enabling unauthorized parties to execute arbitrary code on affected devices. The vulnerability was actively exploited before patches were available, underscoring its severity and the urgency of addressing it. Apple responded to this threat by releasing security updates across several products, with a particular focus on iOS, given the nature of the vulnerability. These updates arrived a few months after Apple had already addressed a separate zero-day security flaw, indicating a heightened attention to cybersecurity threats within the organization. The patch for CVE-2022-42856 aimed to prevent further exploits and protect users from potential data breaches or system compromises. In addition to CVE-2022-42856, another significant vulnerability was identified around the same time - a heap buffer overflow vulnerability in the Chrome web browser (CVE-2022-4135). Both these vulnerabilities highlight the ongoing challenges in software security, emphasizing the need for continuous vigilance, prompt detection, and efficient remediation strategies to protect digital assets and user privacy.
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ProxyNotShell is a software vulnerability, specifically a flaw in the design or implementation of Microsoft Exchange Server. It was first identified and exploited through CVE-2022-41082, as reported by Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42. The ProxyNotShell exploit method leveraged an AutoDiscover endpoint t
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Follina, also known as CVE-2022-30190, is a notable software vulnerability that was discovered and exploited in the first half of 2022. This flaw, found in the Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT), was weaponized by TA413, a cyber threat actor group with suspected ties to China. The grou
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CERT-EU
a year ago
Apple backports fixes for recent WebKit zero-day to older iPhones, iPads
InfoSecurity-magazine
a year ago
Apple Releases Security Patches For Older iPhone and iPad Models
Malwarebytes
a year ago
Own an older iPhone? Check you're on the latest version to avoid this bug
DARKReading
a year ago
Google: Commercial Spyware Used by Governments Laden With Zero-Day Exploits
CERT-EU
a year ago
Global spyware campaigns take advantage of zero-days in iOS, Android
Checkpoint
a year ago
19th December – Threat Intelligence Report – Check Point Research
Securityaffairs
a year ago
Apple fixes CVE-2023-23529 zero-day on older devices
Naked Security
a year ago
Apple patches are out – old iPhones get an old zero-day fix at last!
InfoSecurity-magazine
a year ago
Google Warns Against Commercial Spyware Exploiting Zero-Days
Securityaffairs
a year ago
In 2022, more than 40% of zero-day exploits used in the wild were variations of previous issues
CERT-EU
a year ago
Google Links More iOS, Android Zero-Day Exploits to Spyware Vendors
Canadian Centre for Cyber Security
a year ago
Apple security advisory (AV23-047) - Canadian Centre for Cyber Security