Denial of Service vulnerability in Apple iOS and iPadOS (doorLock)
Original Issue Date: January 13, 2022
Severity Rating: Medium
- Apple iOS and iPadOS prior to 15.2.1
- Phone 6s and later
- iPad Pro (all models)
- iPad Air 2 and later
- iPad 5th generation and later
- iPad mini 4 and later
- iPod touch (7th generation)
A vulnerability has been reported in AppleiOS and iPadOS which could be exploited by a remote attacker to perform a Denial of Service (condition)on a targeted device.
The vulnerability exists due to uncontrolled resource consumption when processing a malicious HomeKit accessory name.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted data to the application resulting in Denial of Service (condition)on the targeted device.
Update to iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1
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