CVE-2009-2072

MEDIUM

Description

Apple Safari does not require a cached certificate before displaying a lock icon for an https web site, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof an arbitrary https site by sending the browser a crafted (1) 4xx or (2) 5xx CONNECT response page for an https request sent through a proxy server.

References

http://research.microsoft.com/apps/pubs/default.aspx?id=79323

http://research.microsoft.com/pubs/79323/pbp-final-with-update.pdf

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35411

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-06-15

Updated: 2009-06-23

Type: CWE-287

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 5.5

Severity: MEDIUM