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<glsa id="201206-30">
<title>sendmail: X.509 NULL spoofing vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>An error in the hostname matching in sendmail might enable remote
attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.
<product type="ebuild">sendmail</product>
<announced>June 25, 2012</announced>
<revised>June 25, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="mail-mta/sendmail" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">8.14.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">8.14.4</vulnerable>
<p>sendmail is a widely-used Mail Transport Agent (MTA).</p>
<p>A vulnerability has been discovered in sendmail. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker might employ a specially crafted certificate to
conduct man-in-the-middle attacks on SSL connections made using sendmail.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All sendmail users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=mail-mta/sendmail-8.14.4"
<uri link="">CVE-2009-4565</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:22 +0000" tag="requester">
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 25 Jun 2012 18:51:12 +0000" tag="submitter">craig</metadata>