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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3249

The client in Lenovo System Update before 3.14 does not properly validate the certificate when establishing an SSL connection, which allows remote attackers to install arbitrary packages via an SSL certificate whose X.509 headers match a public certificate used by IBM.
Publish Date : 2008-07-21 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 255

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3249

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Lenovo Thinkvantage System Update 3.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Lenovo Thinkvantage System Update 3.13.0005 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Lenovo Thinkvantage System Update 2

- References For CVE-2008-3249

http://securitytracker.com/id?1020112
SECTRACK 1020112
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42638
XF ibm-thinkvantage-ssl-spoofing(42638)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29366
BID 29366 Lenovo System Update SSL Certificate Validation Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-17
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492579
BUGTRAQ 20080525 SECOBJADV-2008-01: Lenovo SystemUpdate SSL Certificate Issuer Spoofing Vulnerability
http://www.security-objectives.com/advisories/SECOBJADV-2008-01.txt

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3249

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


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