A vulnerability has been reported in wget, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing SSL certificates containing NULL ('\0') characters embedded in certain certificate fields and can be exploited to spoof certificates for legitimate domains.
Provided and/or discovered by: Independently discovered by Dan Kaminsky and Moxie Marlinspike.
Original Advisory: http://addictivecode.org/pipermail/wget-notify/2009-August/001808.html
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Subject: wget SSL Certificate NULL Character Processing Vulnerability
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