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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-101

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-101
Posted Apr 11, 2013
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-101 - Lynx does not verify that the server's certificate is signed by a trusted certification authority, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate, related to improper use of a certain GnuTLS function.

tags | advisory, spoof
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2012-5821
MD5 | 77b346fa78316dd3b80f5fb77c19832f

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-101

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2013:101
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : lynx
Date : April 10, 2013
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

Updated lynx package fixes security vulnerability:

Lynx does not verify that the server's certificate is signed by
a trusted certification authority, which allows man-in-the-middle
attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate, related to
improper use of a certain GnuTLS function (CVE-2012-5821).
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5821
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0351
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
777f25fe8b425d1385af79891e7c0447 mbs1/x86_64/lynx-2.8.7-5.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
94b3428d676786e79c7a636dd7ee4e55 mbs1/SRPMS/lynx-2.8.7-5.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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