CVE-2009-2404

NameCVE-2009-2404
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in a regular-expression parser in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.12.3, as used in Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, Evolution, Pidgin, and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), allows remote SSL servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, related to the cert_TestHostName function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1874-1, DSA-2025-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs539934

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)wheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:45.2.0-2~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:45.2.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1:45.2.0-4fixed
nss (PTS)wheezy2:3.14.5-1+deb7u5fixed
wheezy (security)2:3.14.5-1+deb7u8fixed
jessie2:3.17.2-1.1+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)2:3.17.2-1.1+deb8u1fixed
stretch2:3.25-1fixed
sid2:3.26-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
icedovesource(unstable)2.0.0.24-1low
icedovesourcelenny2.0.0.24-0lenny1highDSA-2025-1
nsssource(unstable)3.12.3-1low539934
nsssourcelenny3.12.3.1-0lenny1highDSA-1874-1

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