Ubuntu Security Notice 860-1: Apache vulnerabilities

Article Source Ubuntu Security Notices
November 18, 2009, 10:40 pm

Marsh Ray and Steve Dispensa discovered a flaw in the TLS and SSLv3 protocols. If an attacker could perform a man in the middle attack at the start of a TLS connection, the attacker could inject arbitrary content at the beginning of the user’s session. The flaw is with TLS renegotiation and potentially affects any software that supports this feature. Attacks against the HTTPS protocol are known, with the severity of the issue depending on the safeguards used in the web application…

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