DescriptionThe ssl_do_connect function in common/server.c in HexChat before 2.10.2, XChat, and XChat-GNOME does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1||hexchat||Already fixed|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2||hexchat||Already fixed|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3||hexchat||Already fixed|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1||hexchat||Already fixed|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2||hexchat||Already fixed|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3||hexchat||Already fixed|