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CVE-2009-0653 Detail

Current Description

OpenSSL, probably 0.9.6, does not verify the Basic Constraints for an intermediate CA-signed certificate, which allows remote attackers to spoof the certificates of trusted sites via a man-in-the-middle attack, a related issue to CVE-2002-0970.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/02/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue was addressed in upstream OpenSSL prior to 0.9.6 and therefore does not affect the versions of OpenSSL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-dc-09/bh-dc-09-speakers.html#Marlinspike
https://www.blackhat.com/presentations/bh-dc-09/Marlinspike/BlackHat-DC-09-Marlinspike-Defeating-SSL.pdf Exploit

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0653
NVD Published Date:
02/20/2009
NVD Last Modified:
06/25/2009