Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libneon (MDVSA-2009:315)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43018
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in libneo :
neon before 0.28.6, when OpenSSL is used, does not properly handle a '�' (NUL) character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) 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-2009-2474).
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers
This update provides a solution to these vulnerabilities.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.