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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                       MDVSA-2009:206-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/ 
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 Package : wget
 Date    : December 4, 2009
 Affected: 2008.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been found and corrected in wget:
 
 GNU Wget before 1.12 does not properly handle a '\0' (NUL) character
 in a domain name in the Common Name field of an X.509 certificate,
 which allows man-in-the-middle remote attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL
 servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification
 Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408 (CVE-2009-3490).
 
 This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

 Update:

 Packages for 2008.0 are being provided due to extended support for
 Corporate products.
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 References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3490 
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 a4bf5040e83c9a4b6a2178b795ab4c54  2008.0/i586/wget-1.10.2-6.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 f15f03d9076965a40fc48384bceda628  2008.0/SRPMS/wget-1.10.2-6.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 6284a52aa7dd4d24ef5405326f3992f5  2008.0/x86_64/wget-1.10.2-6.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 f15f03d9076965a40fc48384bceda628  2008.0/SRPMS/wget-1.10.2-6.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories 

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
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