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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5077

OpenSSL 0.9.8i and earlier does not properly check the return value from the EVP_VerifyFinal function, which allows remote attackers to bypass validation of the certificate chain via a malformed SSL/TLS signature for DSA and ECDSA keys.
Publish Date : 2009-01-07 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-12-16 2009-01-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5077 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085077 unix
DSA-1701 openssl, openssl097 -- interpretation conflict oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7738 unix
DSA-1701-1 openssl, openssl097 -- interpretation conflict oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13504 unix
ELSA-2009:0004: openssl security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21759 unix
HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Remote Unauthorized Access oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21864 unix
OpenSSL 0.9.8i and earlier does not properly check the return value from the EVP_VerifyFinal function, which allows remo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9155 unix
OpenSSL DSA and ECDSA "EVP_VerifyFinal()" Spoofing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6380 unix
RHSA-2009:0004: openssl security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090004 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5077

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.1c Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.2b Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.3a Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.5a Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.5a Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6h Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6a Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6m Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6j Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6c Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6a Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6l Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6b Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6g Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6e Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6f Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6d Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6i Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6a Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6k Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.6a Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7f Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7e Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7g Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7b Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7j Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7c Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7k Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7 Beta6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7h Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7a Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7i Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7l Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7d Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8e Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8c Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8a Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8b Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8d Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8h Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8g Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8f Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openssl Openssl 59

- References For CVE-2008-5077

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00014.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2011:0847
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00013.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:0845
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123859864430555&w=2
HP SSRT090002
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124277349419254&w=2
HP SSRT090053
http://secunia.com/advisories/33338
SECUNIA 33338
http://secunia.com/advisories/33394
SECUNIA 33394
http://secunia.com/advisories/33436
SECUNIA 33436
http://secunia.com/advisories/33557
SECUNIA 33557
http://secunia.com/advisories/33673
SECUNIA 33673
http://secunia.com/advisories/33765
SECUNIA 33765
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200902-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200902-02
http://secunia.com/advisories/34211
SECUNIA 34211
http://secunia.com/advisories/35074
SECUNIA 35074
http://secunia.com/advisories/39005
SECUNIA 39005
http://secunia.com/advisories/35108
SECUNIA 35108
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.544796
SLACKWARE SSA:2009-014-01
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-250826-1
SUNALERT 250826
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0004.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0004
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20090107.txt CONFIRM
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-016.html
http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20090123-01.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/502322/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090401 VMSA-2009-0004 ESX Service Console updates for openssl, bind, and vim
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=837653 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0289
VUPEN ADV-2009-0289
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0040
VUPEN ADV-2009-0040
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0004.html CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-038.htm CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499827/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090107 [oCERT-2008-016] Multiple OpenSSL signature verification API misuses
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-704-1
UBUNTU USN-704-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021523
SECTRACK 1021523
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33150
BID 33150 OpenSSL 'EVP_VerifyFinal' Function Signature Verification Vulnerability Release Date:2013-01-30
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0362
VUPEN ADV-2009-0362
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0558
VUPEN ADV-2009-0558
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0904
VUPEN ADV-2009-0904
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0913
VUPEN ADV-2009-0913
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1338
VUPEN ADV-2009-1338
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html
CERT TA09-133A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5077

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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