isync SSL certificate information disclosure
|isync-ssl-info-disc (82232)||Low Risk|
isync could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the improper validation of SSL certificates when performing IMAP protocol based synchronization. By persuading a victim to visit a Web site containing a specially-crafted certificate, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to cause the victim to obtain sensitive information.
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the isync GIT Repository. See References.
- isync GIT Repository: isync.
- Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 909959: CVE-2013-0289 isync: Incorrect server's SSL x509.v3 certificate validation when performing IMAP synchronization.
- BID-57423: isync CVE-2013-0289 SSL Certificate Verification Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2013-0289: Isync 0.4 before 1.0.6, does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.
- isync isync
Feb 20, 2013
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