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|Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201310-02 ] isync: Man-in-the-Middle attack
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: isync: Man-in-the-Middle attack (GLSA 201310-02)
Date: October 05, 2013
A vulnerability in isync could allow remote attackers to perform
isync is an IMAP and MailDir mailbox synchronizer.
Vulnerable: < 1.0.6
Unaffected: >= 1.0.6
Architectures: All supported architectures
isync does not properly verify the server’s hostname against the CN
field in the SSL certificate.
A remote server could perform man-in-the-middle attacks to disclose
passwords or obtain other sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All isync users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/isync-1.0.6"