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This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A flaw was found in the way the Python SSL module handled X.509
certificate fields that contain a NULL byte. An attacker could
potentially exploit this flaw to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks to
spoof SSL servers. Note that to exploit this issue, an attacker would
need to obtain a carefully crafted certificate signed by an authority
that the client trusts. (CVE-2013-4238)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71199 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-4238
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