CVE-2008-3249 Detail

Current Description

The client in Lenovo System Update before 3.14 does not properly validate the certificate when establishing an SSL connection, which allows remote attackers to install arbitrary packages via an SSL certificate whose X.509 headers match a public certificate used by IBM.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020112
http://www.security-objectives.com/advisories/SECOBJADV-2008-01.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492579
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29366
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42638

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3249
NVD Published Date:
07/21/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE