Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Richard Moore discovered that NSS would sometimes incorrectly match an
SSL certificate which had a Common Name that used a wildcard followed
by a partial IP address. While it is very unlikely that a Certificate
Authority would issue such a certificate, if an attacker were able to
perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to
view sensitive information. (CVE-2010-3170)
Nelson Bolyard discovered a weakness in the Diffie-Hellman Ephemeral
mode (DHE) key exchange implementation which allowed servers to use a
too small key length. (CVE-2010-3173).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 50081 ()
Bugtraq ID: 42817
CVE ID: CVE-2010-3170CVE-2010-3173
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