Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openldap (MDVSA-2010:026)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44321
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in openldap :
libraries/libldap/tls_o.c in OpenLDAP, 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-2009-3767).
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.