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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      Last Modified:  03/27/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0591
Original release date:
03/27/2009
Last revised:
08/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2009-008.txt.asc External Source NETBSD NetBSD-SA2009-008
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00004.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-05/msg00000.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:010
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124464882609472&w=2 External Source HP HPSBUX02435
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127678688104458&w=2 External Source HP HPSBOV02540
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021907 External Source SECTRACK 1021907
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=671059&group_id=116847 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=671059&group_id=116847
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865
http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20090326-01.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20090326-01.html
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20090325.txt Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20090325.txt
http://www.php.net/archive/2009.php#id2009-04-08-1 External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/archive/2009.php#id2009-04-08-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34256 External Source BID 34256
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0850 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0850
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1020 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1020
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1175 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1175
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1548 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1548
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49432 External Source XF openssl-cmsverify-security-bypass(49432)
https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50 External Source CONFIRM https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50

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