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CERT Tapioca is a network-layer man-in-the-middle (MITM) proxy VM that is based on UbuFuzz and is preloaded with mitmproxy. CERT Tapioca is available in OVA format, which should be compatible with a range of virtualization products, including VMware, VirtualBox, and others.
- Checking for apps that fail to validate certificates – Simply associate device to access point or connect to network and perform the activity. Any logged https traffic is from software that fails to check for a valid SSL chain.
- Investigating traffic of any http/https traffic – Install the root CA of the MITM software that you are using into the OS of the device that you are testing.
tcpdump are started on boot, clearing previous logs.The NAT network adapter (eth0) is the uplink, and the Custom network adapter (eth1) is the local side, serving up 192.168.1.0/24. For MITM testing wireless devices, bridge this adapter to a wireless access point. For MITM testing other VMs, connect eth1 to a virtual network shared with that machine.
More information about Tapioca
- CERT disclosed list of most popular vulnerable Android appsSecurity Affairs
- linux - Using CERT Tapioca on VirtualBox - Super User
- virtualbox - Using CERT Tapioca on VM - Super User
- CERT Tapioca screencap for Android applications - YouTube
- Web Traffic Analysis with CERT Tapioca - YouTube
- CERT Pudding and the War on Bad SSL | The State of Security
- CERT Warns of Android Apps Vulnerable to MitM Attacks | SecurityWeek.Com
- [PDF] How We Discovered Thousands of Vulnerable Android Apps in 1 Day - RSA Conference
- Android App SSL Certificate Validation Errors Enumerated | Threatpost | The first stop for security news
- Mass vulnerabilities in Android applications spike industry vulnerability disclosures in 4th Quarter 2014 | Cyber Trust Blog
- Open source security tool indicates Android app vulnerability spike
- Project 11x: Stealing Credentials from an Android App with a SSL MITM Attack (15 pts.)
- RSA 2015: Thousands of Android apps found to be vulnerable - SC Magazine
- Vulnerable mobile apps are not being patched -- millions of people at risk