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CVE-2012-5786 Detail

Current Description

The wsdl_first_https sample code in distribution/src/main/release/samples/wsdl_first_https/src/main/ in Apache CXF before 2.7.0 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      Last Modified:  08/08/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5786
Original release date:
11/04/2012
Last revised:
08/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf Technical Description; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79983 External Source XF apache-cxf-ssl-spoofing(79983)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:cxf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.6.17

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