Vulnerability Note VU#475907
ShoreTel Mobility Client mobile application does not verify SSL certificates
Original Release date: 03 Jan 2017 | Last revised: 08 Feb 2017
ShoreTel Mobility Client for iOS and Android, version 126.96.36.199 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 188.8.131.52 for all devices to address the vulnerability.
If you are unable to update your application, please see the following workarounds:
Avoid untrusted networks
Avoid using untrusted networks, including public WiFi. Using your device on an untrusted network increases the chance of falling victim to a MITM attack.
Vendor Information (Learn More)
VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate UpdatedShoretel Communications, Inc.Affected05 Oct 201621 Dec 2016If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
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Thanks to David Coomber for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Trent Novelly.
03 Jan 2017
Date First Published:
03 Jan 2017
Date Last Updated:
08 Feb 2017
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