- SECURITY BUGFIX!
fix Bug in verify_hostname_of_cert where it matched only the prefix for
the hostname when no wildcard was given, e.g. www.example.org matched
against a certificate with name www.exam in it
Thanks to MLEHMANN for reporting
dev-perl/IO-Socket-SSL-1.26 is in the tree
Arches, please test and mark stable:
Target keywords : "alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86"
Stable for HPPA.
YES, too. Request filed.
The verify_hostname_of_cert function in the certificate checking
feature in IO-Socket-SSL (IO::Socket::SSL) 1.14 through 1.25 only
matches the prefix of a hostname when no wildcard is used, which
allows remote attackers to bypass the hostname check for a
GLSA 201101-06 addresses this issue, closing as fixed