Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : serf (MDVSA-2014:166)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated serf packages fix security vulnerability :

Ben Reser discovered that serf did not correctly handle SSL
certificates with NUL bytes in the CommonName or SubjectAltNames
fields. A remote attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the
middle attack to view sensitive information or alter encrypted
communications (CVE-2014-3504).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected lib64serf-devel and / or lib64serf0 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77645 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69238

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3504

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