DescriptionMutt does not verify that the smtps server hostname matches the domain name of the subject of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof an SSL SMTP server via an arbitrary certificate, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-3766.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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Note from the SUSE Security TeamThis vulnerability only affects mutt if built against gnutls. SUSE builds mutt against openssl which does not have this problem. SUSE Linux Enterprise is not affected by this problem. SUSE Bugzilla entry: 700648 [RESOLVED / FIXED] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 12:16:18 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:46:04 2022