[Pkg-openssl-devel] Bug#539449: CVE-2009-2408: vulnerable to null character certificate spoofing
giuseppe at iuculano.it
Wed Aug 5 13:32:17 UTC 2009
retitle 539449 CVE-2009-2408: vulnerable to null character certificate spoofing
this issue got a CVE id:
| Mozilla Firefox before 3.5 and NSS before 3.12.3 do not properly
| handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name
| (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle
| attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate
| issued by a legitimate Certification Authority.
If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE id in your changelog entry.
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