Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : qt4 (MDVSA-2009:225)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40900
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in qt4 :
src/network/ssl/qsslcertificate.cpp in Nokia Trolltech Qt 4.x does not properly handle a '�' character in a domain name in the Subject Alternative Name 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 CVE-2009-2408 (CVE-2009-2700).
This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.