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CVE-2009-2059 Detail

Description

Opera, possibly before 9.25, uses the HTTP Host header to determine the context of a document provided in a (1) 4xx or (2) 5xx CONNECT response from a proxy server, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary web script by modifying this CONNECT response, aka an "SSL tampering" attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/15/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://research.microsoft.com/apps/pubs/default.aspx?id=79323
http://research.microsoft.com/pubs/79323/pbp-final-with-update.pdf Exploit

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2059
NVD Published Date:
06/15/2009
NVD Last Modified:
06/16/2009