iOS, OS X Library AFNetwork Patches MiTM Vulnerability

March 31, 2015


Until yesterday, a popular networking library for and OS X used in apps such as Pinterest and Simple was susceptible to man-in-the-middle (MiTM) attacks.

The developer behind the framework AFNetworking on Thursday pushed a fix for the issue, a logic flaw.

The flaw had lingered in the wild for more than two months but it took some repeated poking from Github users and two researchers, Simone Bovi and Mauro Gentile at the software security firm Minded Security, for the developer to finally address it.

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