Vulnerability Note VU#475907
ShoreTel Mobility Client mobile application does not verify SSL certificates
ShoreTel Mobility Client for iOS and Android, version 22.214.171.124 and earlier, fails to properly validate SSL certificates provided by HTTPS connections, which may enable an attacker to conduct man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks.
CWE-295: Improper Certificate Validation - CVE-2016-6562
On iOS and Android devices, the ShoreTel Mobility Client app fails to properly validate SSL certificates provided by HTTPS connections, which means that an attacker in the position to perform MITM attacks may be able to obtain sensitive account information such as login credentials.
An attacker on the same network as the iOS device may be able to view or modify network traffic that should have been protected by HTTPS, which may lead to the exposure of sensitive account information, including login credentials.
Apply an update.
ShoreTel has released version 126.96.36.199 for all devices to address the vulnerability.
Avoid untrusted networks
Vendor Information (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Shoretel Communications, Inc.||Affected||05 Oct 2016||21 Dec 2016|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Thanks to David Coomber for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Trent Novelly.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2016-6562
- Date Public: 03 Jan 2017
- Date First Published: 03 Jan 2017
- Date Last Updated: 08 Feb 2017
- Document Revision: 20
If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.