Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:58:22 +0100 From: jmm@...ian.org To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: cve-assign@...re.org Subject: Re: CVE request: xchat/hexchat don't properly verify SSL certificates On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 11:52:08AM -0700, Vincent Danen wrote: > As reported : > > XChat did not verify that the server hostname matched the domain name in the > subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field in X.509 certificates. > This could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to spoof an SSL server if they > had a certificate that was valid for any domain name. > > The same code is used in hexchat. > > This was initially reported to hexchat in 2013  and fixed last November > . I'm not sure if it should receive a 2013 or a 2014 CVE. Can one be > assigned to this? > > Thanks. > >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1081839 >  https://github.com/hexchat/hexchat/issues/524 >  https://github.com/hexchat/hexchat/commit/c9b63f7f9be01692b03fa15275135a4910a7e02d This seems to have fallen through the cracks, explicitly adding cve-assign to CC. Cheers, Moritz
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