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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-5484

Original release date: 01/27/2013
Last revised: 02/07/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The client in FreeIPA 2.x and 3.x before 3.1.2 does not properly obtain the Certification Authority (CA) certificate from the server, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof a join procedure via a crafted certificate.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.9 (HIGH) (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local 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; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/freeipa.git/commit/?id=31e41eea6c2322689826e6065ceba82551c565aa
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0188
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/freeipa.git/commit/?id=91f4af7e6af53e1c6bf17ed36cb2161863eddae4
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/freeipa.git/commit/?id=a1991aeac19c3fec1fdd0d184c6760c90c9f9fc9
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/freeipa.git/commit/?id=18eea90ebb24a9c22248f0b7e18646cc6e3e3e0f
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/freeipa.git/commit/?id=a40285c5a0288669b72f9d991508d4405885bffc
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0189
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.freeipa.org/page/Releases/3.1.2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.freeipa.org/page/CVE-2012-5484
Type: Advisory

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