Upstream information

CVE-2012-5662 at MITRE

Description

x3270 before 3.3.12ga12 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 807424 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • x3270 >= 3.3.12-517.12.34
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA x3270
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • x3270 >= 3.3.12-517.12.34
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA x3270


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP ES 11 SP1 x3270 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 x3270 Affected