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Apple Music Android Application - MITM SSL Certificate Vulnerability (CVE-2017-2387) Apr 06 2017 12:11PM
David Coomber (davidcoomber infosec gmail com)
Apple Music Android Application - MITM SSL Certificate Vulnerability
(CVE-2017-2387)
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http://www.info-sec.ca/advisories/Apple-Music.html

Overview

"Listen to all the music you want, anytime."

(https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apple.android.music)

Issue

The Apple Music Android application (version 1.2.1 and below), does
not validate the SSL certificates it receives when connecting to the
mobile application login and payment servers.

Impact

An attacker who can perform a man in the middle attack may present
bogus SSL certificates which the application will accept silently.
Sensitive information could be captured by an attacker without the
user's knowledge.

Timeline

August 5, 2016 - Notified Apple via product-security (at) apple (dot) com [email concealed]
August 5, 2016 - Apple sent an auto acknowledgment
August 16, 2016 - Apple responded stating that they are investigating
October 5, 2016 - Apple confirmed the vulnerability
January 18, 2017 - Asked for a status update
January 20, 2017 - Apple responded stating that they are still working
on the issue
April 4, 2017 - Apple released version 2.0.0 which resolves this vulnerability

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.0.0 or later

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207605
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222

CVE-ID:

CVE-2017-2387

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