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CVE-2014-1266 Detail

Description

The SSLVerifySignedServerKeyExchange function in libsecurity_ssl/lib/sslKeyExchange.c in the Secure Transport feature in the Data Security component in Apple iOS 6.x before 6.1.6 and 7.x before 7.0.6, Apple TV 6.x before 6.0.2, and Apple OS X 10.9.x before 10.9.2 does not check the signature in a TLS Server Key Exchange message, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers by (1) using an arbitrary private key for the signing step or (2) omitting the signing step.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/22/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1266
Original release date:
02/22/2014
Last revised:
07/10/2015
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://it.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=4821073&cid=46310187 External Source MISC http://it.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=4821073&cid=46310187
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6146 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6146
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6147 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6147
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6148 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6148
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6150 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6150
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7281378 External Source MISC https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7281378
https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb/blog/2014-02/2014-02-23.html External Source MISC https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb/blog/2014-02/2014-02-23.html
https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb/blog/2014-02/2014-02-24.html External Source MISC https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb/blog/2014-02/2014-02-24.html
https://www.imperialviolet.org/2014/02/22/applebug.html Exploit External Source MISC https://www.imperialviolet.org/2014/02/22/applebug.html

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