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<glsa id="201401-24">
<title>INN: Man-in-the-middle attack</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in INN's STARTTLS implementation could allow a
remote attacker to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack.
<product type="ebuild">inn</product>
<announced>January 21, 2014</announced>
<revised>January 21, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="net-nntp/inn" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.5.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.5.3</vulnerable>
<p>INN is a news server which can interface with Usenet.</p>
<p>INN’s I/O buffering is not correctly restricted.</p>
<impact type="low">
<p>A remote attacker could inject commands into encrypted NNTP sessions.</p>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All INN users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-nntp/inn-2.5.3"
<uri link="">CVE-2012-3523</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 16 Dec 2012 21:56:39 +0000">craig</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:26:02 +0000">