Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libneon (MDVSA-2009:315)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libneo :

neon before 0.28.6, when OpenSSL is used, does not properly handle a
'�' (NUL) character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name
(CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle
attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate
issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to
CVE-2009-2408 (CVE-2009-2474).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0

This update provides a solution to these vulnerabilities.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43018 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-315.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36079

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2474

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