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Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:50:38 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <>
To: OSS Security <>
Subject: Mutt 1.5.19 SSL chain verification flaw


Mutt version 1.5.19 introduced a support for intermediate CA certs,
available when mutt is linked against both OpenSSL and GnuTLS, added
via upstream commits:

Miroslav Lichvar noticed that a certificate chain validation was not
implemented properly.  Individual certificates in the chain where
checked and accepted, but the chain as a whole as not validated

Issue was addressed via following upstream patches:

CVE-2009-1390 was assigned to this issue.

Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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