Bug 1140438 (CVE-2014-3607) - CVE-2014-3607 vtldap/ldaptive: Hostname verification susceptible to MITM attack
Summary: CVE-2014-3607 vtldap/ldaptive: Hostname verification susceptible to MITM attack
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2014-3607
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
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Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20140919,repo...
Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 1131826
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-09-11 01:43 UTC by David Jorm
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-09-29 01:20:04 UTC


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Description David Jorm 2014-09-11 01:43:24 UTC
It was discovered that the implementation used by the vtldap/ldaptive project to check that the server hostname matches the domain name in the subject's CN field was flawed. This can be exploited by a Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack, where the attacker can spoof a valid certificate using a specially crafted subject.

Comment 1 David Jorm 2014-09-11 01:50:29 UTC
Statement:

Not Vulnerable. This issue only affects vtldap/ldaptive, which is not included in any supported Red Hat products.

Comment 4 Arun Babu Neelicattu 2014-09-29 01:17:39 UTC
Victims Record:

https://github.com/victims/victims-cve-db/blob/master/database/java/2014/3607.yaml


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