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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   McAfee Data Loss Prevention Vendors:   McAfee
(McAfee Issues Fix for McAfee Network Data Loss Prevention) Sendmail NULL Character Flaw in Common Name Field Lets Remote Users Spoof Certificates
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030316
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030316
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-4565   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 3 2014
Original Entry Date:  Jun 3 2014
Impact:   Modification of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sendmail. A remote user can spoof certificates of arbitrary sites. McAfee Network Data Loss Prevention is affected.

A remote user can create a certificate with a specially crafted Common Name field that contains a NULL character. Once the certificate is signed by a Certificate Authority, the certificate can be used to spoof a target site's certificate.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof certificates of arbitrary sites.
Solution:   McAfee has issued a fix for McAfee Network Data Loss Prevention (9.3.2 Hotfix 963587_47041).

The McAfee advisory is available at:

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10074

Vendor URL:  www.sendmail.org/releases/8.14.4 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 31 2009 Sendmail NULL Character Flaw in Common Name Field Lets Remote Users Spoof Certficiates



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