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fetchmail certificate spoofing
Published:08.08.2009
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:10125
Type:m-i-t-m
Threat Level:
5/10
Description:It's possible to spoof certificate name with NULL byte in prefix.
Affected:FETCHMAIL : fetchmail 6.3
CVE:CVE-2009-2666 (socket.c in fetchmail before 6.3.11 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.)
Original documentdocumentMatthias Andree, fetchmail security announcement fetchmail-SA-2009-01 (CVE-2009-2666) (08.08.2009)
 documentDEBIAN, [SECURITY] [DSA 1852-1] New fetchmail packages fix SSL certificate verification weakness (08.08.2009)

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