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w3m browser certificate spoofing
SecurityVulns ID:11065
Threat Level:
Description:It's possible to spoof certificate CN by using null character.
Affected:W3M : w3m 0.5
CVE:CVE-2010-2074 (istream.c in w3m 0.5.2 and possibly other versions, when ssl_verify_server is enabled, does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the (1) subject's Common Name or (2) Subject Alternative Name 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 documentdocumentUBUNTU, [USN-967-1] w3m vulnerability (12.08.2010)

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