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Secunia Security Advisory 51270

Secunia Security Advisory 51270
Posted Nov 20, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Carlos Reventlov has discovered a security issue in Instagram for iOS, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51270

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
Instagram for iOS Plaintext Media Information Disclosure Security
Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51270

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51270/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51270

RELEASE DATE:
2012-11-20

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51270/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51270/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51270

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Carlos Reventlov has discovered a security issue in Instagram for
iOS, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive
information.

The security issue is caused due to the application transmitting
user's photo content in plaintext via the HTTP protocol. This can be
exploited to intercept session information and delete or download a
user's private photos by e.g sniffing network traffic or via a
Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack.

The security issue is confirmed in version 3.1.2. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
No official solution is currently available.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Carlos Reventlov

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Carlos Reventlov:
http://reventlov.com/dev/instagram-man-in-the-middle-vulnerability

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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