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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2666

socket.c in fetchmail before 6.3.11 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 : 2009-08-07 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 310

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.3
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N 2009-08-05 2009-08-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2666 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20092666 unix
ELSA-2009:1427: fetchmail security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22871 unix
RHSA-2009:1427 -- fetchmail security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29379 unix
RHSA-2009:1427: fetchmail security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091427 unix
socket.c in fetchmail before 6.3.11 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's Common N... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11059 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-2009-2666

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 4.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.8.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.9.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 5.9.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.6 Pre8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.6 Pre4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.6 Pre9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.9 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.9 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.9 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.9 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.9 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.9 Rc10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.2.9 RC9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.6 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.6 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.6 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.6 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.6 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.9 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application Fetchmail Fetchmail 6.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fetchmail Fetchmail 117

- References For CVE-2009-2666

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184
VUPEN ADV-2009-3184
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2155
VUPEN ADV-2009-2155
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.543463
SLACKWARE SSA:2009-218-01
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022679
SECTRACK 1022679
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35951
BID 35951 Fetchmail NULL Character CA SSL Certificate Validation Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-02
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1852
DEBIAN DSA-1852
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:201
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:201
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/505530/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090806 fetchmail security announcement fetchmail-SA-2009-01 (CVE-2009-2666)
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=124949601207156&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090805 Re: CVE request: fetchmail <= 6.3.10 SSL certificate
http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2009-01.txt CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2666

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