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CVE-2009-3765 Detail

Current Description

mutt_ssl.c in mutt 1.5.19 and 1.5.20, when OpenSSL is used, 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, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/26/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of mutt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dev.mutt.org/trac/changeset/6016:dc09812e63a3/mutt_ssl.c
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00001.html
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125198917018936&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125369675820512&w=2

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mutt:mutt:1.5.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mutt:mutt:1.5.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3765
NVD Published Date:
10/23/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/29/2009