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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-213

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-213
Posted Apr 29, 2015
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-213 - lftp incorrectly validates wildcard SSL certificates containing literal IP addresses, so under certain conditions, it would allow and use a wildcard match specified in the CN field, allowing a malicious server to participate in a MITM attack or just fool users into believing that it is a legitimate site. lftp was affected by this issue as it uses code from cURL for checking SSL certificates. The curl package was fixed in MDVSA-2015:098.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2014-0139
MD5 | 13e85fe2b9ac6b66153224db7fbe831d

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-213

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2015:213
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : lftp
Date : April 29, 2015
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

Updated lftp packages fix security vulnerability:

lftp incorrectly validates wildcard SSL certificates containing literal
IP addresses, so under certain conditions, it would allow and use a
wildcard match specified in the CN field, allowing a malicious server
to participate in a MITM attack or just fool users into believing
that it is a legitimate site (CVE-2014-0139).

lftp was affected by this issue as it uses code from cURL for checking
SSL certificates. The curl package was fixed in MDVSA-2015:098.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0139
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0165.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
fb83027b8e1aac5395496e0e3c223c8f mbs1/x86_64/lftp-4.3.5-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
32c3464cda84c65572c8ffcbb757d058 mbs1/x86_64/lib64lftp0-4.3.5-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
08e8fd1c3ecd28987cc3e9e26d2cf774 mbs1/x86_64/lib64lftp-devel-4.3.5-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
4f1b3b6cb9abca1c97dcd1978bcf3cdd mbs1/SRPMS/lftp-4.3.5-2.1.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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