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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-3024: IO::Socket::SSL: Certificate validation error

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-3024: IO::Socket::SSL: Certificate validation error

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/31/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The verify_hostname_of_cert function in the certificate checking feature in IO-Socket-SSL (IO::Socket::SSL) 1.14 through 1.25 only matches the prefix of a hostname when no wildcard is used, which allows remote attackers to bypass the hostname check for a certificate.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-perl-io-socket-ssl

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