Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:44:54 +0100 From: Vasyl Kaigorodov <vkaigoro@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: 774769@...s.debian.org Subject: CVE request: lftp saves unknown host's fingerprint in known_hosts without any prompt Hello, I did not see a CVE request for this yet - so here we go: While connecting to an unknown host, lftp silently accepts it's fingerprint and adds it to the known_hosts file. This makes MitM attack possible. Upstream report... https://github.com/lavv17/lftp/issues/116 ...and the fix: https://github.com/lavv17/lftp/commit/bc7b476e782d77839765f56bbdb4cee9f36b54ec References: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=774769 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180209 Can a CVE be assigned to this please? Thanks. -- Vasyl Kaigorodov | Red Hat Product Security PGP: 0xABB6E828 A7E0 87FF 5AB5 48EB 47D0 2868 217B F9FC ABB6 E828 Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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