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Vulnerability Details : 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.
Publish Date : 2009-08-14 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 310

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.0
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N 2009-08-03 2009-08-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2417 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20092417 unix
DSA-1869 curl -- insufficient input validation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7282 unix
DSA-1869-1 curl -- insufficient input validation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13477 unix
ELSA-2009:1209: curl security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22863 unix
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 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10114 unix
RHSA-2009:1209 -- curl security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29134 unix
RHSA-2009:1209: curl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091209 unix
VMware curl vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8542 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-2009-2417

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Curl Libcurl 7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Curl Libcurl 7.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Curl Libcurl 7.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Curl Libcurl 7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Curl Libcurl 7.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Curl Libcurl 7.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Curl Libcurl 7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Curl Libcurl 7.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Curl Libcurl 7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Curl Libcurl 7.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Curl Libcurl 7.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Curl Libcurl 7.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Curl Libcurl 7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Curl Libcurl 7.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Curl Libcurl 7.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Curl Libcurl 7.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Curl Libcurl 7.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Curl Libcurl 7.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Curl Libcurl 7.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Curl Libcurl 7.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Curl Libcurl 7.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Curl Libcurl 7.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Curl Libcurl 7.10.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Curl Libcurl 7.11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Curl Libcurl 7.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Curl Libcurl 7.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Curl Libcurl 7.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Curl Libcurl 7.12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Curl Libcurl 7.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Curl Libcurl 7.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Curl Libcurl 7.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Curl Libcurl 7.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Curl Libcurl 7.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Curl Libcurl 7.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Curl Libcurl 7.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Curl Libcurl 7.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Curl Libcurl 7.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Curl Libcurl 7.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Curl Libcurl 7.15.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Curl Libcurl 7.15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Curl Libcurl 7.16.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Curl Libcurl 7.17.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Curl Libcurl 7.17.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Curl Libcurl 7.18.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Curl Libcurl 7.18.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Curl Libcurl 7.18.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Curl Libcurl 7.19.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Curl Libcurl 7.19.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Curl Libcurl 7.19.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Curl Libcurl 7.19.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Curl Libcurl 7.19.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Curl Libcurl 7.19.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.15.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Libcurl Libcurl 7.16.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Curl Libcurl 60
Libcurl Libcurl 14

- References For CVE-2009-2417

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36032
BID 36032 cURL / libcURL NULL Character CA SSL Certificate Validation Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2010-03-29
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52405
XF curl-certificate-security-bypass(52405)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1158-1
UBUNTU USN-1158-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2263
VUPEN ADV-2009-2263
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0124 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/506055/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090824 rPSA-2009-0124-1 curl
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077 CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20090812.txt CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1
http://shibboleth.internet2.edu/secadv/secadv_20090817.txt CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.19.5-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.19.0-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.18.1-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.16.4-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.15.5-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.15.1-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.10.6-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.12.1-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2009-2417/curl-7.11.0-CVE-2009-2417.patch CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
VUPEN ADV-2009-3316

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2417

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


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