Descriptionsendmail before 8.14.4 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which (1) allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL-based SMTP servers via a crafted server certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, and (2) allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted client certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.
Overall state of this security issue: Postponed
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SR:2010:006, published Mon, 15 Mar 2010 11:11:00 +0000