CVE-2013-2037

NameCVE-2013-2037
Descriptionhttplib2 0.7.2, 0.8, and earlier, after an initial connection is made, does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs706602

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-httplib2 (PTS)jessie0.9+dfsg-2fixed
stretch0.9.2+dfsg-1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.11.3-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-httplib2source(unstable)0.8-2low706602
python-httplib2sourcewheezy0.7.4-2+deb7u1low

Notes

[squeeze] - python-httplib2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/01/5

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