Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat (aka WeeChat) 0.3.4 and earlier does not properly verify that the server hostname matches the domain name of the subject of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof an SSL chat server via an arbitrary certificate, related to incorrect use of the GnuTLS API.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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20110227 weechat does not properly use gnutls and allow an attacker to bypass certificate verification
Patch Information; Exploit