Vulnerabilities > CVE-2009-3273 - Cryptographic Issues vulnerability in Apple Iphone OS
iPhone Mail in Apple iPhone OS, and iPhone OS for iPod touch, does not validate X.509 certificates, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL e-mail servers via a crafted certificate.
Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE)
Common Attack Pattern Enumeration and Classification (CAPEC)
- Signature Spoofing by Key Recreation An attacker obtains an authoritative or reputable signer's private signature key by exploiting a cryptographic weakness in the signature algorithm or pseudorandom number generation and then uses this key to forge signatures from the original signer to mislead a victim into performing actions that benefit the attacker.