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CVE-2009-2702 Detail

Description

KDE KSSL in kdelibs 3.5.4, 4.2.4, and 4.3 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the Subject Alternative Name 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, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/08/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/18/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-2702 This issue did not affect kdelibs packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:330
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:162
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2532 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=520661

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2702
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2009
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2012