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Vulnerability Score 6.4 6.4
CVE Id CVE-2014-2234
Last Modified 05 Mar 2014 12:44:42
Published 05 Mar 2014 12:11:22
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



A certain Apple patch for OpenSSL in Apple OS X 10.9.2 and earlier uses a Trust Evaluation Agent (TEA) feature without terminating certain TLS/SSL handshakes as specified in the SSL_CTX_set_verify callback function's documentation, which allows remote attackers to bypass extra verification within a custom application via a crafted certificate chain that is acceptable to TEA but not acceptable to that application.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.9.2



Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:04:34