November 16, 2009

Debian Security Advisory 1935 gnutls13 gnutls26 - several vulnerabilities

Article Source Debian Security Advisories
November 16, 2009, 4:00 pm

Dan Kaminsky and Moxie Marlinspike discovered that gnutls, an implementation of the TLS/SSL protocol, does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name or Subject Alternative Name (SAN) 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. (CVE-2009-2730)...

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