Mutt 1.5.19, when linked against (1) OpenSSL (mutt_ssl.c) or (2) GnuTLS (mutt_ssl_gnutls.c), allows connections when only one TLS certificate in the chain is accepted instead of verifying the entire chain, which allows remote attackers to spoof trusted servers via a man-in-the-middle attack.
Published 2009-06-16 21:00:00
Updated 2017-08-17 01:30:19
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1390

0.75%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 79 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1390

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-1390

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2009-1390

  • Red Hat 2009-06-17
    Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of mutt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5. Only mutt version 1.5.19 was affected by this flaw.

Products affected by CVE-2009-1390

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