Public Date:
892685: CVE-2012-6086 zabbix: Improper use of cURL API might lead to improper SSL certificate verification (MiTM)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

libs/zbxmedia/eztexting.c in Zabbix 1.8.x before 1.8.18rc1, 2.0.x before 2.0.8rc1, and 2.1.x before 2.1.2 does not properly set the CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST option for libcurl, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6086 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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