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Webroot SecureAnywhere Mobile Protection - MITM SSL Certificate Vulnerability

Webroot SecureAnywhere Mobile Protection - MITM SSL Certificate Vulnerability


"Webroot SecureAnywhere Business – Mobile Protection provides
essential security for iPhones and iPads and includes lost device
protection that allows administrators to remotely locate the device,
make the device scream and lock or wipe the device if it’s misplaced
or stolen. The Webroot mobile device security console provides central
management and inventory controls to IT professionals securing their
mobile workforce."



The Webroot SecureAnywhere Business – Mobile Protection iOS
application (version 1.10.316 and below) does not validate the SSL
certificate it receives when connecting to a secure site.


An attacker who can perform a man in the middle attack may present a
bogus SSL certificate which the application will accept silently.
Usernames, passwords and sensitive information could be captured by an
attacker without the user's knowledge.


August 2, 2015 - Notified Webroot via security@xxxxxxxxxxx & secure@xxxxxxxxxxx
August 3, 2015 - Webroot responded saying that the 'limitation' would
be addressed in an upcoming version
August 3, 2015 - Asked Webroot for a timeline to provide an updated version
August 31, 2015 - Webroot released version 1.11 which resolves this


Upgrade to version 1.11 or later