GNU Wget before 1.12 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the Common Name field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle remote attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.
Published 2009-09-30 15:30:01
Updated 2017-09-19 01:29:38
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-3490

0.41%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 71 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-3490

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-2009-3490

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2009-3490

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