ID CVE-2009-3490
Summary GNU Wget before 1.12 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the Common Name field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle remote attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:wget:1.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 6.8 (as of 19-09-2017 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-310
CAPEC
  • Signature Spoofing by Key Recreation
    An attacker obtains an authoritative or reputable signer's private signature key by exploiting a cryptographic weakness in the signature algorithm or pseudorandom number generation and then uses this key to forge signatures from the original signer to mislead a victim into performing actions that benefit the attacker.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:11:30.659-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description GNU Wget before 1.12 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the Common Name field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle remote attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11099
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title GNU Wget before 1.12 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the Common Name field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle remote attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 520454
title CVE-2009-3490 wget: incorrect verification of SSL certificate with NUL in name
oval
OR
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026001
    • comment wget is earlier than 0:1.10.2-0.30E.1
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20091549002
    • comment wget is signed with Red Hat master key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20091549003
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
    • comment wget is earlier than 0:1.10.2-1.el4_8.1
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20091549005
    • comment wget is signed with Red Hat master key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20091549003
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331001
    • comment wget is earlier than 0:1.11.4-2.el5_4.1
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20091549007
    • comment wget is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20091549008
rhsa
id RHSA-2009:1549
released 2009-11-03
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2009:1549: wget security update (Moderate)
rpms
  • wget-0:1.10.2-0.30E.1
  • wget-0:1.10.2-1.el4_8.1
  • wget-0:1.11.4-2.el5_4.1
refmap via4
bid 36205
confirm
mlist
  • [bug-wget] 20090922 Release: GNU Wget 1.12
  • [oss-security] 20090903 More CVE-2009-2408 like issues
  • [oss-security] 20090923 Re: More CVE-2009-2408 like issues
  • [wget-notify] 20090805 [bug #27183] Wget likely suffers from the \0 SSL cert vulnerability
secunia 36540
vupen ADV-2009-2498
Last major update 19-09-2017 - 01:29
Published 30-09-2009 - 15:30
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