Google Finds iMessage Bug That Exposes Files on an iPhone
A Google security engineer discovered a critical bug in Apple’s iMessage platform that allowed an attacker to obtain access to data stored on an iPhone.
Natalie Silvanovich, security researcher and part of the Google Project Zero team, says they discovered a total of five different bugs in iMessage.
All of them have already been reported to Apple and are subject to a 90-day disclosure policy, as per the Project Zero program. According to the researcher, the five issues are the following:
|CVE-2019-8647 – remote, interactionless use-after-free|
|CVE-2019-8662 – similar to CVE-2019-8647|
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