Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : proftpd (MDVSA-2009:288)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been identified and corrected in proftpd :

The mod_tls module in ProFTPD before 1.3.2b, and 1.3.3 before
1.3.3rc2, when the dNSNameRequired TLS option is enabled, does not
properly handle a '�' character in a domain name in the Subject
Alternative Name field of an X.509 client certificate, which allows
remote attackers to bypass intended client-hostname restrictions via a
crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a
related issue to CVE-2009-2408 (CVE-2009-3639).

This update fixes this vulnerability.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42240 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-288.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36804

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3639

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