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.


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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
CERT/CC