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Mandriva alert MDVSA-2009:206-1 (wget)

Subject:  [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2009:206-1 ] wget
Date:  Fri, 04 Dec 2009 14:35:00 +0100
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 _______________________________________________________________________ Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:206-1 _______________________________________________________________________ Package : wget Date : December 4, 2009 Affected: 2008.0 _______________________________________________________________________ Problem Description: A vulnerability has been found and corrected in wget: GNU Wget before 1.12 does not properly handle a '\0' (NUL) character in a domain name in the Common Name field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle remote attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408 (CVE-2009-3490). This update provides a solution to this vulnerability. Update: Packages for 2008.0 are being provided due to extended support for Corporate products. _______________________________________________________________________ References: _______________________________________________________________________ Updated Packages: Mandriva Linux 2008.0: a4bf5040e83c9a4b6a2178b795ab4c54 2008.0/i586/wget-1.10.2-6.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm f15f03d9076965a40fc48384bceda628 2008.0/SRPMS/wget-1.10.2-6.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64: 6284a52aa7dd4d24ef5405326f3992f5 2008.0/x86_64/wget-1.10.2-6.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm f15f03d9076965a40fc48384bceda628 2008.0/SRPMS/wget-1.10.2-6.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm _______________________________________________________________________ To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you. All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing: gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at: If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact security_(at) _______________________________________________________________________ Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team <security*> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFLGOSamqjQ0CJFipgRAuEAAJ42B4gK8ckUhjpyOPvD8BgfoGIJyQCeMJ5h ATSO4z2FwJPwAEtIGaiVXwc= =9t6t -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- To unsubscribe, send a email to with this subject : unsubscribe security-announce _______________________________________________________ Want to buy your Pack or Services from Mandriva? Go to Join the Club : _______________________________________________________

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