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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1417

Original release date: 04/30/2009
Last revised: 06/10/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

gnutls-cli in GnuTLS before 2.6.6 does not verify the activation and expiration times of X.509 certificates, which allows remote attackers to successfully present a certificate that is (1) not yet valid or (2) no longer valid, related to lack of time checks in the _gnutls_x509_verify_certificate function in lib/x509/verify.c in libgnutls_x509, as used by (a) Exim, (b) OpenLDAP, and (c) libsoup.

Impact

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/11/2009)
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5. For further details, see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-1417

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:116
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1218
External Source: BID
Name: 34783
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022159
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34842
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnutls-devel] 20090430 Certificate expiration not checked by gnutls-cli [GNUTLS-SA-2009-3] [CVE-2009-1417]
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200905-04
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35211
External Source: XF
Name: gnutls-gnutlscli-spoofing(50261)

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.22
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.23
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.20
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.21
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.18
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.19
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.16
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.17
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.24
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.21
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.20
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.13
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.18
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.19
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.16
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.17
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.14
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.15
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.0.25
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.23
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.1.22
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.11
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.10
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.9
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.3.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.3.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.3.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.8.1a1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.2.8
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.3.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.4.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.4.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.5.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.4.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.4.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.4.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.4.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.6.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.6.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.5.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.6.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.5.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.10
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.5.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.6.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.14
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.15
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.12
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.13
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.18
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.19
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.16
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.17
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.11
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.6
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.7
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.0.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.8
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:1.7.9
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.7
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.6
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.2.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.2.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.2.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.1.8
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.10
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.11
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.6
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.9
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.8
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.3.7
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.4.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.4.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.4.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.6.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.6.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.6.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:gnutls:2.6.5 and previous versions
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