lib/pk-libgcrypt.c in libgnutls in GnuTLS before 2.6.6 does not properly handle invalid DSA signatures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed DSA key that triggers a (1) free of an uninitialized pointer or (2) double free.
Published 2009-04-30 20:30:01
Updated 2024-02-09 03:22:16
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1415

11.96%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 95 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1415

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-1415

Vendor statements for CVE-2009-1415

  • Red Hat 2009-09-21
    Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of gnutls shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 as it only affected gnutls 2.6.x versions.

References for CVE-2009-1415

Products affected by CVE-2009-1415

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