The _gnutls_x509_verify_certificate function in lib/x509/verify.c in libgnutls in GnuTLS before 2.6.1 trusts certificate chains in which the last certificate is an arbitrary trusted, self-signed certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to insert a spoofed certificate for any Distinguished Name (DN).
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||4.3||Base Metrics:||AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N|
|Access Vector:||Network||Attack Complexity:||Medium|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||None|
|Integrity Impact:||Partial||Availability Impact:||None|
|Oracle Linux version 5 (gnutls)||ELSA-2008-0982||2008-11-11|
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