CVE-2008-3270 Detail

Current Description

yum-rhn-plugin in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 does not verify the SSL certificate for a file download from a Red Hat Network (RHN) server, which makes it easier for remote man-in-the-middle attackers to cause a denial of service (loss of updates) or force the download and installation of official Red Hat packages that were not requested.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020698
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0815.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30695
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=457113
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10864

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3270
NVD Published Date:
08/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.