AIX 5.3 TL 9 : sendmail (IZ72835)
High Nessus Plugin ID 63811
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
Description'sendmail before 8.14.4 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which (1) allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL-based SMTP servers via a crafted server certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, and (2) allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted client certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.'.
SolutionInstall the appropriate interim fix.