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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2417: cURL: Certificate validation error

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2417: cURL: Certificate validation error

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/14/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

lib/ssluse.c in cURL and libcurl 7.4 through 7.19.5, when OpenSSL is used, does not properly handle a '\0' 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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-curl

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