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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.

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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.



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Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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