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Secunia Security Advisory 51699

Secunia Security Advisory 51699
Posted Jan 4, 2013
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Mohamed Ramadan has discovered a security issue in Facebook Camera for iOS, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51699

Change Mirror Download
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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:
Facebook Camera for iOS Certificate Verification Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51699

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51699/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51699

RELEASE DATE:
2013-01-04

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51699/#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/51699/

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=51699

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:
Mohamed Ramadan has discovered a security issue in Facebook Camera
for iOS, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
spoofing attacks.

The security issue is caused due to the application not properly
verifying the server SSL certificate. This can be exploited to e.g.
spoof the server via a MitM (Man-in-the-Middle) attack and e.g.
disclose potentially sensitive information.

The security issue is confirmed in versions prior to 1.1.2.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.1.2.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Mohamed Ramadan

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/24/security-loophole-in-facebooks-camera-app-allowed-hackers-to-hijack-accounts-over-wifi/

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.

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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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