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<glsa id="201206-34">
<title>msmtp: X.509 NULL spoofing vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>An error in the hostname matching in msmtp might enable remote
attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">msmtp</product>
<announced>June 25, 2012</announced>
<revised>June 25, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>293647</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="mail-mta/msmtp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.19</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.19</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>msmtp is an SMTP client and SMTP plugin for mail user agents such as
Mutt.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A vulnerability have been discovered in msmtp. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<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 msmtp.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All msmtp users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=mail-mta/msmtp-1.4.19"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3942">CVE-2009-3942</uri>
</references>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:28 +0000" tag="requester">craig</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 25 Jun 2012 18:51:50 +0000" tag="submitter">craig</metadata>
</glsa>