Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-OpenSSL (MDVSA-2013:233)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in python-OpenSSL :

The string formatting of subjectAltName X509Extension instances in
pyOpenSSL before 0.13.1 incorrectly truncated fields of the name when
encountering a null byte, possibly allowing man-in-the-middle attacks
through certificate spoofing (CVE-2013-4314).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected python-OpenSSL package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69891 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62258

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4314

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