|Bugzilla:||470079: CVE-2008-4989 gnutls: certificate chain verification flaw|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The _gnutls_x509_verify_certificate function in lib/x509/verify.c in libgnutls in GnuTLS before 2.6.1 trusts certificate chains in which the last certificate is an arbitrary trusted, self-signed certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to insert a spoofed certificate for any Distinguished Name (DN).
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (gnutls)||RHSA-2008:0982||November 11, 2008|
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