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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1589

Original release date: 07/14/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: JVNDB
Name: JVNDB-2008-000039
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2094
External Source: XF
Name: ipod-iphone-certificate-info-disclosure(43734)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31074
External Source: BID
Name: 30186
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#88676089
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-11

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