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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.8 5.8
CVE Id CVE-2012-5783
Last Modified 08 Mar 2014 12:00:43
Published 04 Nov 2012 05:55:03
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-5783

Summary

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.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Amazon Flexible Payments Service -

  • Apache Commons-httpclient 3.0


References

MISC - http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf

XF - apache-commons-ssl-spoofing(79984)

REDHAT - RHSA-2013:0270

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2013:0354

REDHAT - RHSA-2013:0682

REDHAT - RHSA-2013:0681

REDHAT - RHSA-2013:0680

REDHAT - RHSA-2013:0679

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2013:0638

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2013:0623

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2013:0622

REDHAT - RHSA-2013:1147

REDHAT - RHSA-2013:1853

REDHAT - RHSA-2014:0224

Related Patches

Novell SUSE 2013:7574 jakarta-commons-httpclient3 security update for SLES 11 SP2 i586

Novell SUSE 2013:7574 jakarta-commons-httpclient3 security update for SLES 11 SP2 x86_64


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:04:34