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cURL / libcurl SSL certificate spoofing
Published:17.08.2009
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:10154
Type:library
Threat Level:
6/10
Description:Certificate name spoofing via NULL byte.
Affected:CURL : cURL 7.19
 CURL : libcurl 7.19
CVE:CVE-2009-2417 (lib/ssluse.c in cURL and libcurl 7.4 through 7.19.5, 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.)
 CVE-2009-2408 (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.)
Original documentdocumentMANDRIVA, [ MDVSA-2009:203 ] curl (17.08.2009)

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