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CVE-2011-3422 Detail

Current Description

The Keychain implementation in Apple Mac OS X 10.6.8 and earlier does not properly handle an untrusted attribute of a Certification Authority certificate, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via an Extended Validation certificate, as demonstrated by https access with Safari.

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:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Feb/msg00000.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5130
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9219669/Mac_OS_X_can_t_properly_revoke_dodgy_digital_certificates
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49429
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026002
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/69556

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:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.6.8

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.6.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3422
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017