CVE-2006-4790 Detail

Current Description

verify.c in GnuTLS before 1.4.4, when using an RSA key with exponent 3, does not properly handle excess data in the digestAlgorithm.parameters field when generating a hash, which allows remote attackers to forge a PKCS #1 v1.5 signature that is signed by that RSA key and prevents GnuTLS from correctly verifying X.509 and other certificates that use PKCS, a variant of CVE-2006-4339.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnutls-dev/2006-September/001205.html
http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnutls-dev/2006-September/001212.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-15.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016844
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102648-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102970-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-250.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1182
http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/security.html Patch 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:166
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_23_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_10_ibmjava.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0680.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20027
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-348-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3635
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3899
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2289
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28953
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9937

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4790
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017
Source:
MITRE