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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3024

The verify_hostname_of_cert function in the certificate checking feature in IO-Socket-SSL (IO::Socket::SSL) 1.14 through 1.25 only matches the prefix of a hostname when no wildcard is used, which allows remote attackers to bypass the hostname check for a certificate.
Publish Date : 2009-08-31 Last Update Date : 2011-01-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 310

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-3024 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-2009-3024

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.16 2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.16 3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.16 1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.21 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.22 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 1.25 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Io-socket-ssl Io-socket-ssl 15

- References For CVE-2009-3024
VUPEN ADV-2011-0118
GENTOO GLSA-201101-06
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:015
MLIST [oss-security] 20090829 Re: CVE request: perl-IO-Socket-SSL certificate hostname compare bug CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20090828 CVE request: perl-IO-Socket-SSL certificate hostname compare bug
MLIST [oss-security] 20090831 Re: Re: CVE request: perl-IO-Socket-SSL certificate hostname compare bug

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3024

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

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