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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5783

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.
Publish Date : 2012-11-04 Last Update Date : 2014-03-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.8
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013:0270: jakarta-commons-httpclient security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23325 unix
ELSA-2013:0270: jakarta-commons-httpclient security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23687 unix
RHSA-2013:0270: jakarta-commons-httpclient security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130270 unix
RHSA-2013:0270: jakarta-commons-httpclient security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21046 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-2012-5783

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Amazon Flexible Payments Service - Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Commons-httpclient 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Amazon Flexible Payments Service 1
Apache Commons-httpclient 1

- References For CVE-2012-5783

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00078.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0354
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00040.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0622
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0681.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0681
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1853.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1853
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00053.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0638
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0270.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0270
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0679.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0679
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0680.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0680
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0682.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0682
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00041.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0623
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1147.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1147
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0224.html
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0224
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79984
XF apache-commons-ssl-spoofing(79984)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5783

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


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