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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0590

Original release date: 03/27/2009
Last revised: 01/22/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The ASN1_STRING_print_ex function in OpenSSL before 0.9.8k allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) via vectors that trigger printing of a (1) BMPString or (2) UniversalString with an invalid encoded length.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (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 disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/25/2010)
This issue was fixed in openssl packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1335.html This issue was fixed in openssl packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0163.html

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34509
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090403 rPSA-2009-0057-1 m2crypto openssl openssl-scripts
External Source: MLIST
Name: [syslog-ng-announce] 20110110 syslog-ng Premium Edition 3.2.1a has been released
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 258048
External Source: MLIST
Name: [syslog-ng-announce] 20110110 syslog-ng Premium Edition 3.0.6a has been released
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-09:08
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35729
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34460
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20100303 VMSA-2010-0004 ESX Service Console and vMA third party updates
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090062
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0528
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1548
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1220
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0057
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42724
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34666
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34411
Type: Advisory
External Source: NETBSD
Name: NetBSD-SA2009-008
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34896
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1335
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34960
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090059
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=671059&group_id=116847
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20090325.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6996
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10198
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36533
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20101207 VMSA-2010-0019 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021905
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2011:0847
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38834
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0850
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-172.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35380
External Source: MISC
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0057
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMA02447
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-750-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3126
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:010
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 52864
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02435
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35065
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34561
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20090326-01.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38794
External Source: BID
Name: 34256
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1175
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42467
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35181
External Source: XF
Name: openssl-asn1-stringprintex-dos(49431)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/archive/2009.php#id2009-04-08-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42733
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2011:0845
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0019.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36701
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1763
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:087
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1020

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10198
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6996
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.4
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:::openvms
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6g
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6i
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6h
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6d
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6k
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6j
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6m
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6l
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta6
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta4
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta5
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.2b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.1c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8g
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7d
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7h
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7i
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7g
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7j
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7k
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7l
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8d
cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8i
cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8j and previous versions
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8h
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