IOHIDFamily in Apple iOS Vulnerability (CVE-2015-5867)

  Severity: CRITICAL
  CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-5867
  Advisory Date: OCT 13, 2015


This vulnerability exists in Apple iOS before 9 that can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause denial of service (DoS) via a crafted application, thus compromising the security of the device.

Trend Micro researcher Moony Li disclosed details about this vulnerability to Apple. The said company acknowledged Li’s research contribution.