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Serious vulnerability found in SSL/TLS on OS X Mavericks and iOS

     
10:53 am on Feb 22, 2014 (gmt 0)

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http://www.neowin.net/news/serious-vulnerability-found-in-ssltls-on-os-x-mavericks-and-ios-7-easily-exploitable [neowin.net]


Serious vulnerability found in SSL/TLS on OS X Mavericks and iOS, easily exploitable

On Friday, Apple revealed a significant bug in their SSL/TLS implementation:
Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may capture or modify data in sessions protected by SSL/TLS

Description: Secure Transport failed to validate the authenticity of the connection. This issue was addressed by restoring missing validation steps.
 

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