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The (1) Net::ftptls (2) Net::telnets (3) Net::imap (4) Net::pop and (5) Net::smtp libraries in Ruby 1.8.5 and 1.8.6 do not verify that the commonName (CN) field in a server certificate matches the domain name in a request sent over SSL which makes it easier for remote attackers to intercept SSL transmissions via a man-in-the-middle attack or spoofed web site different components than CVE-2007-5162.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11025

The (1) Net::ftptls (2) Net::telnets (3) Net::imap (4) Net::pop and (5) Net::smtp libraries in Ruby 1.8.5 and 1.8.6 do not verify that the commonName (CN) field in a server certificate matches the domain name in a request sent over SSL which makes it easier for remote attackers to intercept SSL transmissions via a man-in-the-middle attack or spoofed web site different components than CVE-2007-5162.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-5770
Product(s):