Apache Axis2/C 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.
Upstream bug report:
This issue affects the version of the axis2c package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17. Please schedule an update (once there is final upstream patch available).
Created axis2c tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-17 [bug 894373]
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