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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0126

Original release date: 01/15/2009
Last revised: 03/06/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The decrypt_public function in lib/crypt.cpp in the client in Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) 6.2.14 and 6.4.5 does not check the return value from the OpenSSL RSA_public_decrypt function, which allows remote attackers to bypass validation of the certificate chain via a malformed SSL/TLS signature, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2008-5077.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/ticket/823
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=511521
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33828
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:003
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/changeset/16883
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33806
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090112 CVE Request -- tsqllib, slurm-llnl, libnasl, libcrypt-openssl-dsa-perl, erlang, boinc-client, m2crypto
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=479664
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-0578

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