FreeBSD : sieve-connect -- TLS hostname verification was not occurring (a2ff483f-a5c6-11e2-9601-000d601460a4)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65975


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


sieve-connect developer Phil Pennock reports :

sieve-connect was not actually verifying TLS certificate identities matched the expected hostname.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65975

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a2ff483fa5c611e29601000d601460a4.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/16

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:sieve-connect, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/14