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CVE-2008-1589 Detail

Current Description

Safari on Apple iPhone before 2.0 and iPod touch before 2.0 misinterprets a menu button press as user confirmation for visiting a web site with a (1) self-signed or (2) invalid certificate, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof web sites.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN88676089/index.html
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/ja/contents/2008/JVNDB-2008-000039.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30186
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43734

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1589
NVD Published Date:
07/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017