GLSA-201206-34 : msmtp: X.509 NULL spoofing vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-34
(msmtp: X.509 NULL spoofing vulnerability)

A vulnerability have been discovered in msmtp. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker might employ a specially crafted certificate to
conduct man-in-the-middle attacks on SSL connections made using msmtp.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All msmtp users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-mta/msmtp-1.4.19'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59707 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3942