CVE-2012-5784

NameCVE-2012-5784
DescriptionApache 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-169-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs692650

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
axis (PTS)wheezy1.4-16.2+deb7u1fixed
jessie1.4-22fixed
buster, sid, stretch1.4-25fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
axissource(unstable)1.4-16.1low692650
axissourcesqueeze1.4-12+deb6u1mediumDLA-169-1

Notes

[squeeze] - axis <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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