Published:2013/05/31  Last Updated:2013/05/31

JVN#85812843
FileMaker Pro fails to verify SSL server certificates

Overview

FileMaker Pro contains an issue where it fails to verify SSL server certificates.

Products Affected

  • FileMaker Pro versions prior to 12
  • FileMaker Pro Advanced versions prior to 12

Description

FileMaker Pro contains a function to encrypt communications with the FileMaker Server. FileMaker Pro fails to verify the SSL server certificate.

Impact

A man-in-the-minddle attack may allow an attacker to eavesdrop on an encrypted communication.

Solution

Upgrade the software
Upgrade to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

Vendor Status

Vendor Link
FileMaker, Inc. FileMaker Pro

References

JPCERT/CC Addendum

This JVN publication was delayed to 2013/5/31 after the developer fix was developed. From the fiscal year 2011, JPCERT/CC is using a new vendor coordination procedure. This new procedure came from the recommendation of the fiscal year 2010 "Study Group on Information System Vulnerability Handling" aimed at more timely JVN publications.

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2013.05.31

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required the user must be convinced to take a standard action that does not feel harmful to most users, such as click on a link or view a file
  • Mid
Exploit Complexity some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Mid-High

Description of each analysis measures

Credit

Other Information

JPCERT Alert
JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
TRnotes
CVE CVE-2013-2319
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2013-000048