Vulnerability Note VU#342303
Pandora iOS app does not properly validate SSL certificates
Original Release date: 28 Mar 2017 | Last revised: 13 Apr 2017
The Pandora iOS app 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-2017-3194
Pandora is a streaming music service. On iOS devices, the Pandora 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
Pandora has released iOS app version 8.3.2 which addresses this issue.
Affected users should update their Pandora app as soon as possible.
Do not use affected versions of the application
The features and services provided by the application are likely accessible via the Pandora web site.
By using a web browser to access those resources, you may avoid situations where SSL is not validated.
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 UpdatedPandora Media, Inc.Affected07 Feb 201713 Apr 2017If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
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Thanks to Will Dormann of the CERT/CC for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Garret Wassermann.
28 Mar 2017
Date First Published:
28 Mar 2017
Date Last Updated:
13 Apr 2017
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