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Apple iOS HomeKit Bug Lets Remote Users Access and Control HomeKit Smart Accessories
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040008
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040008
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-13903   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 13 2017
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple iOS. A remote user can access and control HomeKit smart accessories.

On systems with shared HomeKit application users, a remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a state error in the HomeKit application and gain access to the target user's HomeKit-controlled accessories.

Tian Zhang reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can access and control HomeKit smart accessories.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (11.2.1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208357

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT208357 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 13 2017 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple TV) Apple iOS HomeKit Bug Lets Remote Users Access and Control HomeKit Smart Accessories
Apple has issued a fix for Apple TV.



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