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From Alberto Fernández (JIRA) <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (HTTPCLIENT-1265) Insercure certificate validation CVE-2012-5783
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:14:57 GMT

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Alberto Fernández updated HTTPCLIENT-1265:
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    Attachment: CVE-2012-5783.patch

Patch that validates certificate DNSSubjectAlts/CN matches the server name we are trying to
connect to
                
> Insercure certificate validation CVE-2012-5783
> ----------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HTTPCLIENT-1265
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1265
>             Project: HttpComponents HttpClient
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: HttpClient
>    Affects Versions: 3.1 Final
>         Environment: All
>            Reporter: Alberto Fernández
>         Attachments: CVE-2012-5783.patch
>
>
> See.
> http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf
> Using JSSE you must manually validate server name you're connecting to matches one of
the names provided by the certificate. So you can detect a man-in-the-middle type attack with
a valid certificado for other site.
> http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5783

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