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CVE-2017-5590 Detail

Description

An incorrect implementation of "XEP-0280: Message Carbons" in multiple XMPP clients allows a remote attacker to impersonate any user, including contacts, in the vulnerable application's display. This allows for various kinds of social engineering attacks. This CVE is for ChatSecure (3.2.0 - 4.0.0; only iOS) and Zom (all versions up to 1.0.11; only iOS).


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/09/29 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96165
https://github.com/ChatSecure/ChatSecure-iOS/commit/a340b4bb519227d89f85f2716a10a197a65d4856 Patch 
https://github.com/zom/Zom-iOS/commit/880051eaa8ba32d1b257c87a7d8798a93561bfd3 Patch 
https://rt-solutions.de/en/2017/02/CVE-2017-5589_xmpp_carbons/ Exploit  Technical Description  Third Party Advisory 
https://rt-solutions.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/CVE-2017-5589_xmpp_carbons.pdf Exploit  Technical Description  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-346 Origin Validation Error cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5590
NVD Published Date:
02/09/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/28/2017
Source:
MITRE