Public Date:
875809: CVE-2012-5524 gajim: Improper handling of invalid certificates

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The _ssl_verify_callback function in in Gajim before 0.15.3 does not properly verify SSL certificates, which allows remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks and spoof servers via an arbitrary certificate from a trusted CA.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5524 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 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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