APPLE-SA-10-25-2023-1 iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1

iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1 addresses the following issues.
Information about the security content is also available at
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213982.

Apple maintains a Security Updates page at
https://support.apple.com/HT201222 which lists recent
software updates with security advisories.

Contacts
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An app may be able to access sensitive user data
Description: A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data
redaction for log entries.
CVE-2023-41072: Wojciech Regula of SecuRing (wojciechregula.blog) and
Csaba Fitzl (@theevilbit) of Offensive Security
CVE-2023-42857: Noah Roskin-Frazee and Prof. J. (ZeroClicks.ai Lab)

CoreAnimation
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An app may be able to cause a denial-of-service
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-40449: Tomi Tokics (@tomitokics) of iTomsn0w

Find My
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An app may be able to read sensitive location information
Description: The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches.
CVE-2023-40413: Adam M.

ImageIO
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: Processing an image may result in disclosure of process memory
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-40416: JZ

IOTextEncryptionFamily
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel
privileges
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-40423: an anonymous researcher

Kernel
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An attacker that has already achieved kernel code execution may
be able to bypass kernel memory mitigations
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-42849: Linus Henze of Pinauten GmbH (pinauten.de)

Mail Drafts
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: Hide My Email may be deactivated unexpectedly
Description: An inconsistent user interface issue was addressed with
improved state management.
CVE-2023-40408: Grzegorz Riegel

mDNSResponder
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: A device may be passively tracked by its Wi-Fi MAC address
Description: This issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code.
CVE-2023-42846: Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk of Mysk Inc. @mysk_co

Passkeys
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An attacker may be able to access passkeys without
authentication
Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2023-42847: an anonymous researcher

Photos
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: Photos in the Hidden Photos Album may be viewed without
authentication
Description: An authentication issue was addressed with improved state
management.
CVE-2023-42845: Bistrit Dahla

Pro Res
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel
privileges
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-42841: Mingxuan Yang (@PPPF00L), happybabywu and Guang Gong of
360 Vulnerability Research Institute

Siri
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An attacker with physical access may be able to use Siri to
access sensitive user data
Description: This issue was addressed by restricting options offered on
a locked device.
CVE-2023-41982: Bistrit Dahla
CVE-2023-41997: Bistrit Dahla
CVE-2023-41988: Bistrit Dahla

Status Bar
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: A device may persistently fail to lock
Description: The issue was addressed with improved UI handling.
CVE-2023-40445: Ting Ding, James Mancz, Omar Shibli, an anonymous
researcher, Lorenzo Cavallaro, and Harry Lewandowski

Weather
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: An app may be able to access sensitive user data
Description: A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data
redaction for log entries.
CVE-2023-41254: Cristian Dinca of “Tudor Vianu” National High School of
Computer Science, Romania

WebKit
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
WebKit Bugzilla: 259836
CVE-2023-40447: 이준성(Junsung Lee) of Cross Republic

WebKit
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory
management.
WebKit Bugzilla: 259890
CVE-2023-41976: 이준성(Junsung Lee)

WebKit
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved checks.
WebKit Bugzilla: 260173
CVE-2023-42852: an anonymous researcher

WebKit Process Model
Available for: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation
and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and
later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later,
and iPad mini 5th generation and later
Impact: Processing web content may lead to a denial-of-service
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
WebKit Bugzilla: 260757
CVE-2023-41983: 이준성(Junsung Lee)

Additional recognition

libarchive
We would like to acknowledge Bahaa Naamneh for their assistance.

libxml2
We would like to acknowledge OSS-Fuzz, Ned Williamson of Google Project
Zero for their assistance.

Power Manager
We would like to acknowledge Xia0o0o0o (@Nyaaaaa_ovo) of University of
California, San Diego for their assistance.

VoiceOver
We would like to acknowledge Abhay Kailasia (@abhay_kailasia) of Lakshmi
Narain College Of Technology Bhopal India for their assistance.

WebKit
We would like to acknowledge an anonymous researcher for their
assistance.

This update is available through iTunes and Software Update on your
iOS device, and will not appear in your computer’s Software Update
application, or in the Apple Downloads site. Make sure you have an
Internet connection and have installed the latest version of iTunes
from https://www.apple.com/itunes/  iTunes and Software Update on the
device will automatically check Apple’s update server on its weekly
schedule. When an update is detected, it is downloaded and the option
to be installed is presented to the user when the iOS device is
docked. We recommend applying the update immediately if possible.
Selecting Don’t Install will present the option the next time you
connect your iOS device.  The automatic update process may take up to
a week depending on the day that iTunes or the device checks for
updates. You may manually obtain the update via the Check for Updates
button within iTunes, or the Software Update on your device.  To
check that the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad has been updated:  *
Navigate to Settings * Select General * Select About. The version
after applying this update will be “iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1”.
All information is also posted on the Apple Security Updates
web site: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222.