Apple iOS "basicConstraints" X.509 Certificate Chain Verification Vulnerability

Source: Internet
Author: User
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Affected Systems:
Apple iOS 4.x
Cve id: CVE-2011-0228

Apple iOS is the latest operating system running on Apple's iPhone and iPod touch devices.

Apple iOS "basicConstraints" X.509 has a spoofing vulnerability. remote users can exploit this vulnerability to perform spoofing attacks.

This vulnerability is caused by an error in verifying the Certificate "basicConstraints" parameter in the certificate chain. A man-in-the-middle attack can fool certificates in any domain and leak encrypted information.

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