CVE Database

CVE-2011-1429

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-03-08
Bugzilla: 688755: CVE-2011-1429 mutt: SSL host name check may be skipped when verifying certificate chain

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mutt does not verify that the smtps server hostname matches the domain name of the subject of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof an SSL SMTP server via an arbitrary certificate, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-3766.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1429 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mutt) RHSA-2011:0959 July 19, 2011

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