Vulnerability CVE-2009-3490


Published: 2009-09-30   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
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.

Vendor: GNU
Product: WGET 
Version:
1.9.1
1.9
1.8.1
1.8
1.7.1
1.7
1.6
1.5.3
1.11.4
1.11.3
1.11.2
1.11.1
1.11
1.10.2
1.10.1
1.10

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://addictivecode.org/pipermail/wget-notify/2009-August/001808.html
http://hg.addictivecode.org/wget/mainline/rev/1eab157d3be7
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125198917018936&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125369675820512&w=2
http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.wget.general/8972
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36205
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2498
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=520454
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11099

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