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Secunia Security Advisory 50148

Secunia Security Advisory 50148
Posted Aug 6, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in the Apache Libcloud, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 50148

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TITLE:
Apache Libcloud Hostname Verification Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50148

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/50148/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50148

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-06

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50148/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
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http://secunia.com/advisories/50148/

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DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in the Apache Libcloud, which can
be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

The security issue is caused due to the use of an invalid regular
expression when verifying the hostname of the SSL server
certificates, which leads to a subset of the hostname being accepted
as a valid hostname. This can be exploited to e.g. conduct
Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks.

The security issue is reported in versions 0.4.2 and later.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 0.11.1.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Martin Georgiev, Suman Jana, and Vitaly Shmatikov,
University of Texas.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://libcloud.apache.org/security.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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