Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : serf (MDVSA-2015:127)

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0353.html

Solution :

Update the affected lib64serf-devel and / or lib64serf1 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82380 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3504

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