CVE Reference: CVE-2012-5783

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-5783

Description:
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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79984

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00041.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00040.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00078.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00053.html

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0224.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1853.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1147.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0682.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0681.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0680.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0679.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0270.html

MISC
  http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf


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