Apple iOS 7.x < 7.0.6 'SSLVerifySignedServerKeyExchange' Certificate Validation Weakness

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72667

Synopsis

The version of iOS running on the mobile device is affected by a certificate validation weakness.

Description

The mobile device is running a version of iOS that is 7.x prior to version 7.0.6. It is, therefore, prone to an SSL certificate validation weakness. This error could allow an attacker to spoof a server and obtain sensitive information or modify secure content.

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iOS 7.0.6 or later.

See Also

https://www.imperialviolet.org/2014/02/22/applebug.html

http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.patch-managment/4004

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6147

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/531228/30/0/threaded

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72667

File Name: apple_ios_706_check.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.40 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/02/24

Modified: 2018/05/21

Dependencies: 60033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Required KB Items: mdm/dependency/unlocked

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1266

BID: 65738

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2014-02-21-2