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USN-929-1: irssi vulnerabilities

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USN-929-1: irssi vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/16/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Irssi before 0.8.15, when SSL is used, does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field or a Subject Alternative Name field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof IRC servers via an arbitrary certificate.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-irssi

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