Gizmo5 for Linux SSL security bypass
|gizmo5-ssl-security-bypass (51399)||Medium Risk|
Gizmo5 for Linux could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper verification of SSL certificates. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to spoof SSL certificates and redirect a user to a malicious Web site that would appear to be trusted. This could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information that could be used to launch further attacks against the victim's system.
No remedy available as of March 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Jun 26 2009 - 08:35:05 CDT : Gizmo SSL Certificate Vulnerability.
- Gizmo5 Web site: Gizmo5 for Linux.
- BID-35508: Gizmo5 for Linux MSN Authentication SSL Certificate Validation Security Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-2381: Gizmo 126.96.36.199 on Linux does not verify a server's SSL certificate, which allows remote servers to obtain the credentials of arbitrary users via a spoofed certificate.
- OSVDB ID: 55556: Gizmo on Linux MSN Protocol SSL Certificate Validation Weakness
- SA35621: aMSN SSL Certificate Validation Security Issue
- SA35628: Gizmo SSL Certificate Validation Security Issue
- Gizmo5 Gizmo5 for Linux 188.8.131.52
Jun 26, 2009
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