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ELSA-2011-0262 Low: Oracle Linux sendmail security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2011-0262 Low: Oracle Linux sendmail security and bug fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/05/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

sendmail before 8.14.4 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which (1) allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL-based SMTP servers via a crafted server certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, and (2) allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted client certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sendmail
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sendmail-cf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sendmail-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sendmail-doc

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