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CVE-2012-6087

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-01-02
Bugzilla: 892700: CVE-2012-6087 moodle (Amazon S3 module): Improper use of cURL API might lead to improper SSL certificate verification (MiTM)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

repository/s3/S3.php in the Amazon S3 library in Moodle through 2.2.11, 2.3.x before 2.3.9, 2.4.x before 2.4.6, and 2.5.x before 2.5.2 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, related to an incorrect CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST value.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6087 from the MITRE CVE 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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