CVE-2010-1802

MEDIUM

Description

libsecurity in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 and 10.6.4 does not properly perform comparisons to domain-name strings in X.509 certificates, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a certificate associated with a similar domain name, as demonstrated by use of a www.example.con certificate to spoof www.example.com.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Aug/msg00003.html

http://securitytracker.com/id?1024359

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4312

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-08-25

Updated: 2010-08-26

Type: CWE-287

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM