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CVE-2014-7274 Detail

Current Description

The IMAP-over-SSL implementation in getmail 4.44.0 does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof IMAP servers and obtain sensitive information via a crafted certificate from a recognized Certification Authority.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-10/msg00029.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/07/33
http://pyropus.ca/software/getmail/CHANGELOG
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3091

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:getmail:getmail:4.44.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7274
NVD Published Date:
10/07/2014
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2014