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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-1492: nss man-in-the-middle SSL spoofing

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-1492: nss man-in-the-middle SSL spoofing

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/25/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The cert_TestHostName function in lib/certdb/certdb.c in the certificate-checking implementation in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.16 accepts a wildcard character that is embedded in an internationalized domain name's U-label, which might allow man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-nss

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