GLSA-201310-02 : isync: Man-in-the-Middle attack

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-02
(isync: Man-in-the-Middle attack)

isync does not properly verify the server&rsquo
s hostname against the CN
field in the SSL certificate.

Impact :

A remote server could perform man-in-the-middle attacks to disclose
passwords or obtain other sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201310-02.xml

Solution :

All isync users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/isync-1.0.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70308 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57423

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0289