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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5077

Original release date: 01/07/2009
Last revised: 10/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

OpenSSL 0.9.8i and earlier does not properly check the return value from the EVP_VerifyFinal function, which allows remote attackers to bypass validation of the certificate chain via a malformed SSL/TLS signature for DSA and ECDSA keys.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33394
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-133A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20090107.txt
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021523
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1297
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34211
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33673
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-038.htm
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090053
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39005
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35074
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0362
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0040
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0904
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-016.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02418
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090107 [oCERT-2008-016] Multiple OpenSSL signature verification API misuses
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0913
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0289
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMA02426
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33436
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20090123-01.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9155
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33338
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 250826
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2011:0847
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090002
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33557
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-704-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0558
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0004
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33765
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090401 VMSA-2009-0004 ESX Service Console updates for openssl, bind, and vim
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6380
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1338
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 33150
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2009-014-01
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0004.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200902-02
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=837653
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2011:0845
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35108
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6380
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9155
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7l
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8d
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8g
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7k
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7d
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7h
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7i
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7g
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7j
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta6
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta4
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta5
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6k
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6m
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6l
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6g
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6i
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6h
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6d
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6j
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.1c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.2b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.4
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8h and previous versions
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