Public Date:
630063: CVE-2010-5076 Qt: QSslSocket incorrect handling of IP wildcards in certificate Common Name

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

QSslSocket in Qt before 4.7.0-rc1 recognizes a wildcard IP address in the subject's Common Name field of an X.509 certificate, which might allow man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority.

Find out more about CVE-2010-5076 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (qt) RHSA-2012:0880 2012-06-19