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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-1492

The cert_TestHostName function in lib/certdb/certdb.c in the certificate-checking implementation in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.16 accepts a wildcard character that is embedded in an internationalized domain name's U-label, which might allow man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate.
Publish Date : 2014-03-25 Last Update Date : 2018-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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)
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2994-1 -- nss - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26141 unix
ELSA-2014-0917 -- nss and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27117 unix
ELSA-2014-1073 -- nss, nss-util, nss-softokn security, bug fix, and enhancement update (low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27251 unix
ELSA-2014-1246 -- nss and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26119 unix
Incorrect IDNA domain name matching for wildcard certificates oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24541 windows
RHSA-2014:0917: nss and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140917 unix
RHSA-2014:0917: nss and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25116 unix
RHSA-2014:1047: nss nad nspr bug fix and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26703 unix
RHSA-2014:1047: nss nad nspr bug fix and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141047 unix
RHSA-2014:1073: nss, nss-util, nss-softokn security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141073 unix
RHSA-2014:1073: nss, nss-util, nss-softokn security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26168 unix
RHSA-2014:1246: nss and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26451 unix
RHSA-2014:1246: nss and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141246 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0665-2 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25341 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0638-2 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25227 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0638-1 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25177 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0665-1 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25501 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0727-1 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25349 unix
USN-2159-1 -- nss vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24484 unix
USN-2185-1 -- firefox vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24839 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-2014-1492

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.12.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.15.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.15.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.15.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mozilla Network Security Services 3.15.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Network Security Services 50

- References For CVE-2014-1492

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-05/msg00015.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0727
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00010.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0599
https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/709d4e597979 CONFIRM
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10761 CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-May/132437.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-5829
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-05/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0665
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/NSS/NSS_3.16_release_notes CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=903885 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1079851 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00033.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0629
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Dec/23
FULLDISC 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities
http://secunia.com/advisories/60621
SECUNIA 60621
http://secunia.com/advisories/60794
SECUNIA 60794
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0012.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2185-1
UBUNTU USN-2185-1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534161/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66356
BID 66356 Mozilla Network Security Services CVE-2014-1492 Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2016-10-14
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-01
GENTOO GLSA-201504-01
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-45.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2159-1
UBUNTU USN-2159-1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2994
DEBIAN DSA-2994
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2014-1972960.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-1492

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


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