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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.8 5.8
CVE Id CVE-2012-5817
Last Modified 07 Feb 2013 12:01:52
Published 04 Nov 2012 05:55:04
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-5817

Summary

Codehaus XFire 1.2.6 and earlier, as used in the Amazon EC2 API Tools Java library 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 Ec2 Api Tools Java Library -

  • Codehaus Xfire 1.2.4

  • Codehaus Xfire 1.2.5

  • Codehaus Xfire 1.2.6


References

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

XF - xfire-ssl-spoofing(79934)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:50