Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openldap (MDVSA-2010:026)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in openldap :

libraries/libldap/tls_o.c in OpenLDAP, 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-2009-3767).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44321 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-026.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36844

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3767

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