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Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 22:05:15 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <>
        "Steven M. Christey"
Subject: Re: CVE request: fetchmail <= 6.3.10 SSL certificate
 NUL prefix verification bypass

Hi Matthias!

On Wed, 05 Aug 2009 18:55:39 +0200 "Matthias Andree"
<> wrote:

> FWIW, I haven't yet tested if this works for NUL in subjectAltNames,
> as I currently don't know how to generate such a certificate (can be  
> self-signed) without writing major amounts of code.
> If someone has a certificate that has embedded NULs in
> subjectAltNames that I can use for testing, please send it along
> together with its key so that I can check the fix also works in that
> code path.

I managed to build these, that may be helpful during the testing:

Let me know if anything needed is missing there.


Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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