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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Git Vendors:   kernel.org
GIT 'git-imap-send' Certificate Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Spoof an IMAP Server
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028205
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1028205
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-0308   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 25 2013
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.8.1.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Git. A remote user can spoof a server.

The 'git-imap-send' command does not properly verify the IMAP server's SSL certificate. A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can spoof an IMAP server.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof an IMAP server.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.8.1.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://raw.github.com/git/git/master/Documentation/RelNotes/1.8.1.4.txt

Vendor URL:  github.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 4 2013 (Red Hat Issues Fix) GIT 'git-imap-send' Certificate Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Spoof an IMAP Server
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Sep 18 2013 (Apple Issues Fix for XCode) GIT 'git-imap-send' Certificate Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Spoof an IMAP Server
Apple has issued a fix for XCode.
Mar 24 2016 (Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Linux) GIT 'git-imap-send' Certificate Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Spoof an IMAP Server
Oracle has issued a fix for Oracle Linux 6 and 7.



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