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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2666

Original release date: 08/07/2009
Last revised: 02/15/2011


socket.c in fetchmail before 6.3.11 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
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; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2155
Type: Advisory
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2009-218-01
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090805 Re: CVE request: fetchmail <= 6.3.10 SSL certificate
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36179
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36175
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3184
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2009-01.txt
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36236
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1852
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:201
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11059
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022679
External Source: BID
Name: 35951
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 56855
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090806 fetchmail security announcement fetchmail-SA-2009-01 (CVE-2009-2666)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11059
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.1.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.13
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.11
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.10
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.14
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.13
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.11
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.6.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.1.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.1.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.5.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.5.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.5.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.5.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.5.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.5.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.5.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.5.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc10
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.1.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.17
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.9:rc2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.10 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc5

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