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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1177

libgdata before 0.10.2 and 0.11.x before 0.11.1 does not validate SSL certificates, which allows remote attackers to obtain user names and passwords via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack with a spoofed certificate.
Publish Date : 2012-08-26 Last Update Date : 2013-04-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2482-1 libgdata - no verification of TLS certificates against system root CA oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20177 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-1177

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Libgdata 0.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Libgdata 0.11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Libgdata 2

- References For CVE-2012-1177

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/14/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20120314 Re: CVE Request: libgdata did not verify SSL certificates
http://git.gnome.org/browse/libgdata/commit/?h=libgdata-0-10&id=8eff8fa9138859e03e58c2aa76600ab63eb5c29c CONFIRM
http://git.gnome.org/browse/libgdata/commit/?id=6799f2c525a584dc998821a6ce897e463dad7840 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2482
DEBIAN DSA-2482
http://secunia.com/advisories/50432
SECUNIA 50432
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:111
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:111
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/14/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20120314 CVE Request: libgdata did not verify SSL certificates
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/14/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20120314 Re: CVE Request: libgdata did not verify SSL certificates
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=671535
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1547-1
UBUNTU USN-1547-1
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=752088
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libgdata/+bug/938812

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1177

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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