National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3738
Original release date:09/20/2012
The Emergency Dialer screen in the Passcode Lock implementation in Apple iOS before 6 does not properly limit the dialing methods, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and make FaceTime calls through Voice Dialing, or obtain sensitive contact information by attempting to make a FaceTime call and reading the contact suggestions.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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External Source: CONFIRM
External Source: OSVDB
External Source: APPLE
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