CVE-2018-10936 Detail

Current Description

A weakness was found in postgresql-jdbc before version 42.2.5. It was possible to provide an SSL Factory and not check the host name if a host name verifier was not provided to the driver. This could lead to a condition where a man-in-the-middle attacker could masquerade as a trusted server by providing a certificate for the wrong host, as long as it was signed by a trusted CA.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105220 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-10936 Issue Tracking  Mitigation  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/9317fd092b257a0815434b116a8af8daea6e920b6673f4fd5583d5fe@%3Ccommits.druid.apache.org%3E
https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1883/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-297 Improper Validation of Certificate with Host Mismatch cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10936
NVD Published Date:
08/30/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.