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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201310-02 ] isync: Man-in-the-Middle attack Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: isync: Man-in-the-Middle attack (GLSA 201310-02)
Severity: low
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 05, 2013
Bug(s): #458420
ID: 201310-02

Synopsis

A vulnerability in isync could allow remote attackers to perform
man-in-the-middle attacks.


Background

isync is an IMAP and MailDir mailbox synchronizer.

Affected Packages

Package: net-mail/isync
Vulnerable: < 1.0.6
Unaffected: >= 1.0.6
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

isync does not properly verify the server’s hostname against the CN
field in the SSL certificate.


Impact

A remote server could perform man-in-the-middle attacks to disclose
passwords or obtain other sensitive information.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All isync users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/isync-1.0.6"
   


References

CVE-2013-0289
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