CISA Adds Recently Discovered Apple Zero-Days to Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added the security vulnerabilities chained in the zero-click iMessage exploit BLASTPASS to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. The two flaws, tracked as CVE-2023-41064 and CVE-2023-41061, were used to install NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware on iPhones. The two Apple zero-day vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2023-41064 and CVE-2023-41061, reside in the Image I/O and Wallet frameworks. CVE-2023-41064 is a buffer overflow issue that was reported by researchers from researchers at Citizen Lab. The IT giant addressed the flaw with improved memory handling. “Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited,” reads the advisory. CVE-2023-41061 is a validation issue that was discovered by Apple. The IT giant addressed the flaw with improved logic. An attacker can achieve arbitrary code execution by tricking the device into processing a specially crafted attachment.