Mandriva: 2013:233: python-OpenSSL
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in python-OpenSSL: The string formatting of subjectAltName X509Extension instances in pyOpenSSL before 0.13.1 incorrectly truncated fields of the name when encountering a null byte, possibly allowing man-in-the-middle attacks [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:233
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : python-OpenSSL
 Date    : September 13, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in python-OpenSSL:
 
 The string formatting of subjectAltName X509Extension instances in
 pyOpenSSL before 0.13.1 incorrectly truncated fields of the name when
 encountering a null byte, possibly allowing man-in-the-middle attacks
 through certificate spoofing (CVE-2013-4314).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4314
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 9c1a53018f31b26cee286d9c05e06e6c  mbs1/x86_64/python-OpenSSL-0.12-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 f6b4dc37dde9cc96018b1f98a9f4df93  mbs1/SRPMS/python-OpenSSL-0.12-2.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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