Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : serf (MDVSA-2015:127)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82380

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VPR Score: 3.7

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated serf packages fix security vulnerability :

Ben Reser discovered that serf did not correctly handle SSL certificates with NUL bytes in the CommonName or SubjectAltNames fields. A remote attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to view sensitive information or alter encrypted communications (CVE-2014-3504).

Solution

Update the affected lib64serf-devel and / or lib64serf1 packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0353.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82380

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-127.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64serf-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64serf1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3504

MDVSA: 2015:127