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CVE-2012-5783 Detail

Description

Apache Commons HttpClient 3.x, as used in Amazon Flexible Payments Service (FPS) merchant Java SDK and other products, does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/04/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00078.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00040.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00041.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00053.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0270.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0679.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0680.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0681.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0682.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1147.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1853.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0224.html
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58073
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2769-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0868
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79984
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1265

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5783
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018