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|Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-34 ] msmtp: X.509 NULL spoofing vulnerability
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: msmtp: X.509 NULL spoofing vulnerability (GLSA 201206-34)
Date: June 25, 2012
An error in the hostname matching in msmtp might enable remote
attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.
msmtp is an SMTP client and SMTP plugin for mail user agents such as
Vulnerable: < 1.4.19
Unaffected: >= 1.4.19
Architectures: All supported architectures
A vulnerability have been discovered in msmtp. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker might employ a specially crafted certificate to
conduct man-in-the-middle attacks on SSL connections made using msmtp.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All msmtp users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-mta/msmtp-1.4.19"