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CVE-2014-1492 Detail

Current Description

The cert_TestHostName function in lib/certdb/certdb.c in the certificate-checking implementation in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.16 accepts a wildcard character that is embedded in an internationalized domain name's U-label, which might allow man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10761
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-May/132437.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-05/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-05/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00033.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Dec/23
http://secunia.com/advisories/60621
http://secunia.com/advisories/60794
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2994
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-45.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2014-1972960.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534161/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66356
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2159-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2185-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0012.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=903885
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1079851
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/NSS/NSS_3.16_release_notes
https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/709d4e597979 Exploit Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.12.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.14.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.14.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.14.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.15.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.15.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.15.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.15.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.15.5


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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1492
NVD Published Date:
03/25/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018