neon before 0.28.6, when OpenSSL or GnuTLS is used, does not properly
handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name
(CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle
attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate
issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to
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MLIST:[neon] 20090818 CVE-2009-2474: fix handling of NUL in SSL cert subject names
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