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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in libesmtp :
libESMTP, probably 1.0.4 and earlier, does not properly handle a
\'\0\' (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
The match_component function in smtp-tls.c in libESMTP 1.0.3.r1, and
possibly other versions including 1.0.4, treats two strings as equal
if one is a substring of the other, which allows remote attackers to
spoof trusted certificates via a crafted subjectAltName
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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
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Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true