CVE Reference: CVE-2012-5784

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CVE-2012-5784

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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79829

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA51219

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0037.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0683.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0269.html

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

BID
  56408


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