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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 2.4/10


An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.2 is affected. The issue involves the "Accessibility" component. which allows physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive photo and contact information by leveraging the availability of excessive options during lockscreen access.

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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published