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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
CVE-2009-0217 xmlsec1, mono, xml-security-c,
xml-security-1.3.0-1jpp.ep1.*: XMLDsig HMAC-based signatures spoofing
and authentication bypass
A missing check for the recommended minimum length of the truncated
form of HMAC-based XML signatures was found in xmlsec1. An attacker
could use this flaw to create a specially crafted XML file that forges
an XML signature, allowing the attacker to bypass authentication that
is based on the XML Signature specification. (CVE-2009-0217)
After installing the updated packages, applications that use the XML
Security Library must be restarted for the update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60663 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0217
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