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SSID Format String Bug

 This article, covers a recent tweet that displayed a vulnerability where a specific SSID name could permanently disable an iPhone's wifi functions. Luckily for user, @vm_call, a user in the replies found a way to fix the wifi. The article covers the process by which the SSID is processed and what the actual issue that causes the crash is. It seems a bit weird to write a blog post about a blog post, but this topic was incredibly interesting and the original tweet and the conversation around it was fun to follow. As for the potential for exploitation for this vulnerability, it isn't something that could be used in it's current state. The target can see the name of the SSID they are connecting to, so they would know that they were connecting to a potentially dangerous network. 

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