CVE Reference: CVE-2013-4616

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2013-4616

Description:
The WifiPasswordController generateDefaultPassword method in Preferences in Apple iOS 6 and earlier relies on the UITextChecker suggestWordInLanguage method for selection of Wi-Fi hotspot WPA2 PSK passphrases, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a brute-force attack that leverages the insufficient number of possible passphrases.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

ST
  1029054

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA54886

MLIST
  http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-mobile-security-project/2013-June/000640.html

MISC
  http://www1.cs.fau.de/hotspot
  http://www1.cs.fau.de/filepool/projects/hotspot/hotspot.pdf

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html


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