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Cryptographic Issues

CVE-2013-2100

Severity High
Score 9.3/10

Summary

The urlopen function in pym/portage/util/_urlopen.py in Gentoo Portage 2.1.12, when using HTTPS, does not verify X.509 certificates from SSL servers, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers and modify binary package lists via a crafted certificate.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Cryptographic issues is a category of weaknesses related to the design and implementation of the confidentiality and integrity of data. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to data quality degradation.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published