Lynx does not verify that the server's certificate is signed by a trusted certification authority, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate, related to improper use of a certain GnuTLS function.
Published 2012-11-04 22:55:05
Updated 2024-02-09 03:18:43
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-5821

0.23%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 60 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-5821

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
8.6
4.9
NIST
5.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
2.2
3.6
NIST 2024-02-09

CWE ids for CVE-2012-5821

References for CVE-2012-5821

Products affected by CVE-2012-5821

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