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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201101-06
(IO::Socket::SSL: Certificate validation error)
The vendor reported that IO::Socket::SSL does not properly handle
Common Name (CN) fields.
A remote attacker might employ a specially crafted certificate to
conduct man-in-the-middle attacks on SSL connections made using
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All IO::Socket::SSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-perl/IO-Socket-SSL-1.26'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 51536 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3024