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CVE-2009-2408 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.12.3, Firefox before 3.0.13, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.23, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.18 do not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority. NOTE: this was originally reported for Firefox before 3.5.

Source:  MITRE
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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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=7003
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00004.html
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125198917018936&w=2
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021030.1-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1874
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:197
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:216
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:217
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-42.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2009_48_firefox.html
http://www.openldap.org/devel/cvsweb.cgi/libraries/libldap/tls_m.c.diff?r1=1.8&r2=1.11&f=h
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1207.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1432.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022632
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-810-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2085 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2009/07/kaminsky/
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=510251
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10751
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8458
https://usn.ubuntu.com/810-2/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2408
NVD Published Date:
07/30/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018