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CVE-2009-0591 Detail

Description

The CMS_verify function in OpenSSL 0.9.8h through 0.9.8j, when CMS is enabled, does not properly handle errors associated with malformed signed attributes, which allows remote attackers to repudiate a signature that originally appeared to be valid but was actually invalid.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/27/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/30/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue affected OpenSSL CMS functionality which is not present in the openssl packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4 or 5.

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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://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124464882609472&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127678688104458&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021907
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=671059&group_id=116847
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865
http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20090326-01.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20090325.txt Vendor Advisory
http://www.php.net/archive/2009.php#id2009-04-08-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34256
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0850 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1020
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1175
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1548
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49432
https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0591
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017