GLSA-201310-02 : isync: Man-in-the-Middle attack

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-02
(isync: Man-in-the-Middle attack)

isync does not properly verify the server’s hostname against the CN
field in the SSL certificate.

Impact :

A remote server could perform man-in-the-middle attacks to disclose
passwords or obtain other sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All isync users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/isync-1.0.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70308 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57423

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0289

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