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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.8 5.8
CVE Id CVE-2012-5790
Last Modified 19 Nov 2012 11:50:55
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-2012-5790

Summary

PayPal Payments Standard PHP Library 20120427 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, related to misinterpretation of a certain TRUE value.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Paypal Payments Standard 20120427


References

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

XF - paypal-php-library-ssl-spoofing(79981)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:58:25