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CVE-2009-2510 Detail

Current Description

The CryptoAPI component in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, Windows Server 2008 Gold, SP2, and R2, and Windows 7, as used by Internet Explorer and other applications, does 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, aka "Null Truncation in X.509 Common Name Vulnerability," a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-more-holes-found-in-webs.html
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/091709-microsoft-ie-security-hole.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36475
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286A.html US Government Resource
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2009/07/kaminsky/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-056
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5842

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2510
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018