Tweepy 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 use of the Python httplib library.
Published 2012-11-04 22:55:05
Updated 2017-08-29 01:32:47
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-5825

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 39 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-5825

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

CWE ids for CVE-2012-5825

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-5825

Products affected by CVE-2012-5825

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