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CVE-2008-3249 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/21/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:lenovo:thinkvantage_system_update:3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:lenovo:thinkvantage_system_update:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.13.0005


Change History

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Quick Info

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