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Cryptographic Issues

CVE-2012-5662

Severity Medium
Score 5.8/10

Summary

x3270 before 3.3.12ga12 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.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Cryptographic issues is a category of weaknesses related to the design and implementation of the confidentiality and integrity of data. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to data quality degradation.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published