CVE-2009-0590 Detail

Current Description

The ASN1_STRING_print_ex function in OpenSSL before 0.9.8k allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) via vectors that trigger printing of a (1) BMPString or (2) UniversalString with an invalid encoded length.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (03/25/2010)

This issue was fixed in openssl packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1335.html This issue was fixed in openssl packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0163.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2009-008.txt.asc
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-05/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00014.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124464882609472&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125017764422557&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127678688104458&w=2
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-09:08.openssl.asc
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021905
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=671059&group_id=116847 Patch 
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-258048-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-172.htm
http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20090326-01.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0057
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0057
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1763
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:087
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20090325.txt Vendor Advisory 
http://www.php.net/archive/2009.php#id2009-04-08-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1335.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502429/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/515055/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34256 Patch 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-750-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0019.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0850 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1020
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1175
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1220
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1548
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3126
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49431
https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50
https://lists.balabit.com/pipermail/syslog-ng-announce/2011-January/000101.html
https://lists.balabit.com/pipermail/syslog-ng-announce/2011-January/000102.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10198
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6996

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0590
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.