Apple iPhone iMessage denial of service [CVE-2019-8664]

Apple iPhone is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an issue with a method in IMCore can throw an NSException. By sending a specially-crafted iMessage, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.

This issue has been fixed in iOS 12.3 however a lot of Apple users are still running old versions of firmware, it is recommended that you keep your devices up to date.

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Jason Davies

UK based technology professional, with an interest in computer security and telecoms.

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