Vulnerability Note VU#251628
AMTELCO miSecureMessages Server insecurely authenticates clients
AMTELCO miSecureMessages Server Release 6.2 performs weak authentication for access to user messages (CWE-287).
AMTELCO miSecureMessages Server Release 6.2 performs weak authentication for access to user messages. miSecureMessages authenticates client app XML requests for messaging data using the contact identifier value and a valid license key. The contact identifier is trivial to guess and a license key will be present on a licensed client app.
AMTELCO has provided a vendor statement about this vulnerability.
A remote attacker may be able to read users' messages by iterating through contact identifier values.
AMTELCO has addressed this vulnerability in miSecureMessages Server Release 6.3 which is available to all customers (login required).
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|AMTELCO||Affected||11 Apr 2014||18 Apr 2014|
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Thanks to Jared Bird for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2014-0357
- Date Public: 11 Apr 2014
- Date First Published: 11 Apr 2014
- Date Last Updated: 18 Apr 2014
- Document Revision: 41
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