ID CVE-2017-7080
Summary An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 11 is affected. macOS before 10.13 is affected. tvOS before 11 is affected. watchOS before 4 is affected. The issue involves the "Security" component. It allows remote attackers to bypass intended certificate-trust restrictions via a revoked X.509 certificate.
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Apple iPhone OS 10.3.3
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.12.6
  • Apple tvOS 10.2.2
  • Apple WatchOS 3.2.3
Base: 5.0
  • Creating a Rogue Certificate Authority Certificate
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MD5 hash algorithm (weak collision resistance) to generate a certificate signing request (CSR) that contains collision blocks in the "to be signed" part. The attacker specially crafts two different, but valid X.509 certificates that when hashed with the MD5 algorithm would yield the same value. The attacker then sends the CSR for one of the certificates to the Certification Authority which uses the MD5 hashing algorithm. That request is completely valid and the Certificate Authority issues an X.509 certificate to the attacker which is signed with its private key. An attacker then takes that signed blob and inserts it into another X.509 certificate that the attacker generated. Due to the MD5 collision, both certificates, though different, hash to the same value and so the signed blob works just as well in the second certificate. The net effect is that the attackers' second X.509 certificate, which the Certification Authority has never seen, is now signed and validated by that Certification Authority. To make the attack more interesting, the second certificate could be not just a regular certificate, but rather itself a signing certificate. Thus the attacker is able to start their own Certification Authority that is anchored in its root of trust in the legitimate Certification Authority that has signed the attackers' first X.509 certificate. If the original Certificate Authority was accepted by default by browsers, so will now the Certificate Authority set up by the attacker and of course any certificates that it signs. So the attacker is now able to generate any SSL certificates to impersonate any web server, and the user's browser will not issue any warning to the victim. This can be used to compromise HTTPS communications and other types of systems where PKI and X.509 certificates may be used (e.g., VPN, IPSec) .
nessus via4
  • NASL family Misc.
    description According to its banner, the version of Apple TV on the remote device is prior to 11. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as described in the HT208113 security advisory. Note that only 4th generation models are affected by these vulnerabilities.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-14
    plugin id 103419
    published 2017-09-22
    reporter Tenable
    title Apple TV < 11 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family MacOS X Local Security Checks
    NASL id MACOS_10_13.NASL
    description The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X that is prior to 10.10.5, 10.11.x prior to 10.11.6, 10.12.x prior to 10.12.6, or is not macOS 10.13. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components : - apache - AppSandbox - AppleScript - Application Firewall - ATS - Audio - CFNetwork - CFNetwork Proxies - CFString - Captive Network Assistant - CoreAudio - CoreText - DesktopServices - Directory Utility - file - Fonts - fsck_msdos - HFS - Heimdal - HelpViewer - IOFireWireFamily - ImageIO - Installer - Kernel - kext tools - libarchive - libc - libexpat - Mail - Mail Drafts - ntp - Open Scripting Architecture - PCRE - Postfix - Quick Look - QuickTime - Remote Management - SQLite - Sandbox - Screen Lock - Security - Spotlight - WebKit - zlib Note that successful exploitation of the most serious issues can result in arbitrary code execution.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-14
    plugin id 103598
    published 2017-10-03
    reporter Tenable
    title macOS < 10.13 Multiple Vulnerabilities
refmap via4
bid 100992
sectrack 1039427
Last major update 22-10-2017 - 21:29
Published 22-10-2017 - 21:29
Last modified 08-03-2019 - 11:06
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