Advisories ยป MGASA-2015-0289

Updated stunnel package fixes security vulnerability

Publication date: 27 Jul 2015
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 5
CVE: CVE-2015-3644


Johan Olofsson discovered an authentication bypass vulnerability in
Stunnel, a program designed to work as an universal SSL tunnel for network
daemons. When Stunnel in server mode is used with the redirect option and
certificate-based authentication is enabled with "verify = 2" or higher,
then only the initial connection is redirected to the hosts specified with
"redirect". This allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication