Vulnerability CVE-2012-5784


Published: 2012-11-04   Modified: 2012-11-05

Description:
Apache Axis 1.4 and earlier, as used in PayPal Payments Pro, PayPal Mass Pay, PayPal Transactional Information SOAP, the Java Message Service implementation in Apache ActiveMQ, 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.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.8/10
4.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
None
Affected software
Paypal -> Mass pay 
Paypal -> Payments pro 
Paypal -> Transactional information soap 
Apache -> Activemq 
Apache -> AXIS 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00022.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0269.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0683.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0037.html
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56408
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79829
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/44d4e88a5fa8ae60deb752029afe9054da87c5f859caf296fcf585e5@%3Cjava-dev.axis.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/de2af12dcaba653d02b03235327ca4aa930401813a3cced8e151d29c@%3Cjava-dev.axis.apache.org%3E

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