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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for axis (ALAS-2014-412) (CVE-2014-3596)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for axis (ALAS-2014-412) (CVE-2014-3596)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/26/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The getCN function in Apache Axis 1.4 and earlier does not properly 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 a certificate with a subject that specifies a common name in a field that is not the CN field. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-5784.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-axis
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-axis-javadoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-axis-manual

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-axis
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-axis-javadoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-axis-manual

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