29267 : Apple Mac OS X CFNetwork Clients SSL Site Authentication Spoofing
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-09-27

Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to spoof SSL site authentication. The issue is triggered when an SSL connection is established to a server whose certificate cannot be authenticated, but the normal SSL 'lock' icon is presented to the user. It is possible that the flaw may allow SSL site spoofing resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Authentication Management, Cryptographic
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Apple Inc.
Mac OS X
10.4
10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4
10.4.5
10.4.6
10.4.7
10.3.x

References

Tools & Filters

22476 22479
3757

Credit

  • Adam Bryzak - Queensland University of Technology

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 2.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-10-03 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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