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CVE-2009-0789 Detail

Description

OpenSSL before 0.9.8k on WIN64 and certain other platforms does not properly handle a malformed ASN.1 structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) by placing this structure in the public key of a certificate, as demonstrated by an RSA public key.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/27/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0789
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:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

Not vulnerable. This issue only affects a small number of operating systems and does not affect the openssl packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4 or 5.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00013.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:0845
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00014.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2011:0847
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?1021906 External Source SECTRACK 1021906
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 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 Patch 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 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1020
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1175 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1175
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1548 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1548
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49433 External Source XF openssl-asn1-structure-dos(49433)
https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50 External Source CONFIRM https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.1c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.2b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6h:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6i:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6j:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6k:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6l:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6m:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7h:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7i:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7j:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7k:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7l:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7m:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8h:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8i:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 0.9.8j

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