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Cryptographic Issues

CVE-2009-3942

Severity Medium
Score 6.4/10

Summary

Martin Lambers msmtp before 1.4.19, when OpenSSL is used, does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the (1) subject's Common Name or (2) Subject Alternative Name 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.

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  • NETWORK
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  • PARTIAL
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CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Cryptographic issues is a category of weaknesses related to the design and implementation of the confidentiality and integrity of data. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to data quality degradation.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published