CVE-2017-2801

Priority
Description
A programming error exists in a way Randombit Botan cryptographic library
version 2.0.1 implements x500 string comparisons which could lead to
certificate verification issues and abuse. A specially crafted X509
certificate would need to be delivered to the client or server application
in order to trigger this vulnerability.
Package
Upstream:released (1.10.16-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (1.10.16-1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (1.10.16-1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (1.10.16-1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:25:43 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)