85628 : Apple iOS WiFi Network Connection Handling Previously Accessed Network MAC Address Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-09-19

Description

Apple iOS contains a flaw that is triggered upon connecting to a Wi-Fi network. When connected the device may broadcast the MAC addresses of networks that have been recently accessed via the DNAv4 protocol. This may allow a remote attacker to gain access to MAC address information.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

Upgrade to version 6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Apple Inc.
Apple iOS
5.1.1

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 3.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-09-21 | Disagree?

Access_vector_1 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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