telepathy-idle before 0.1.15 does not verify (1) that the issuer is a trusted CA, (2) that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN), or (3) the expiration date of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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[oss-security] 20130424 CVE(-2007-xxxx?) request: telepathy-idle does not check SSL certificates