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CVE-2012-2993 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 does not verify the domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof an SSL server for the (1) POP3, (2) IMAP, or (3) SMTP protocol via an arbitrary valid certificate.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Evaluator Impact

Per http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/389795 "A remote attacker with the ability to pose as a man-in-the-middle may be able to view the login or session data in the corresponding protocol (e.g., SMTP, POP3, etc.)."

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/389795 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55569
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027541
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78620

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_phone:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2993
NVD Published Date:
09/17/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017