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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Microsoft Outlook Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook.com Android App Does Not Properly Validate SSL Certificates
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030733
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030733
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-5239   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 14 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 7.8.2.12.49.7090
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Microsoft Outlook.com Android app. A remote user can bypass SSL certificate validation.

The application does not properly validate SSL certificates. A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack to monitor or modify communications between the application and the server.

The original advisories are available at:

http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN72950786/index.html
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/jvndb/JVNDB-2014-000086

Koki Takahashi reported this vulnerability via Japan IPA.

Impact:   A remote user can monitor and modify communications between the application and the server.
Solution:   The vendor has reportedly issued a fix (7.8.2.12.49.7090).
Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Android

Message History:   None.


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