Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:55:17 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: "oss-security@...ts.openwall.com" <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Another Python app (rhn-setup: rhnreg_ks) not checking hostnames in certs properly CVE-2015-1777 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1198740 Jan Bee of the Google Security Team reports: The /usr/sbin/rhnreg_ks fails to properly validate hostnames in certificates. This can result in man in the middle attacks. === Please note that this issue cannot easily be exploited to cause any significant damage to a system other then preventing registration from taking place properly which the attacker would be able to do in any event if the can man in the middle the connection. -- Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud PGP A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (820 bytes)
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