A tale of a simple Apple kernel bug
Earlier this year, I discovered a flaw in XNU, which is the kernel that Apple uses on both macOS and iOS. While it’s not a particularly complicated flaw, I wanted to explain how I discovered it and how it works, both so that I can motivate others and so that they can learn from my discovery.
A story about an Apple and two fetches
Mistreatment by Apple Security is unfortunately something you’re likely to come across on a regular basis. Usually this concerns people that conduct free work for Apple in their spare time by auditing their assets. Despite Apple’s website claiming the opposite, you’ll frequently find things like quiet patching, no credit, no bounties, and an appalling lack of communication.