OSVDB ID: 85632

Title: Apple iOS Safari Unicode Character Secure Connection Lock Icon Spoofing

Info

Disclosure

Sep 19, 2012

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Sep 19, 2012

Description

Apple iOS contains a flaw related to Safari that is triggered when a website uses a Unicode character in order to spoof the lock icon on the title page. This may cause a user to assume that a secure connection has been established.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
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

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/85632