CVE-2009-1416 Detail

Current Description

lib/gnutls_pk.c in libgnutls in GnuTLS 2.5.0 through 2.6.5 generates RSA keys stored in DSA structures, instead of the intended DSA keys, which might allow remote attackers to spoof signatures on certificates or have unspecified other impact by leveraging an invalid DSA key.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/21/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of gnutls shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 as it only affected gnutls 2.6.x versions.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.encryption.gpg.gnutls.devel/3516 Exploit  Patch 
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnutls/2009-04/msg00018.html Vendor Advisory 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200905-04.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:116
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34783
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022158
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1218

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1416
NVD Published Date:
04/30/2009
NVD Last Modified:
06/10/2009
Source:
MITRE