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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5770

Original release date: 11/13/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:024
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27576
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4238
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27818
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28645
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27673
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27769
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0965
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:029
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28136
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27764
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11025
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018938
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=362081
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=13656
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0961
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29556
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27756
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1410
External Source: BID
Name: 26421
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1411
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1412
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26985
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-352A
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-596-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11025
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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