Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : neon, neon27 vulnerabilities (USN-835-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Joe Orton discovered that neon did not correctly handle SSL
certificates with zero bytes in the Common Name. A remote attacker
could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to view
sensitive information or alter encrypted communications.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41046 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36079

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3746
CVE-2009-2474