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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-6444

Original release date: 05/05/2014
Last revised: 07/18/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

PyWBEM 0.7 and earlier 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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/p/pywbem/code/627/
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20131219 Re: CVE already assigned for 1026891?
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1044246
External Source: MLIST
Name: [pywbem-devel] 20131216 TOCTOU issue (time of check, time of use)

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