CVE-2009-2417

NameCVE-2009-2417
Descriptionlib/ssluse.c in cURL and libcurl 7.4 through 7.19.5, when OpenSSL is used, 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1869-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs541991

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
curl (PTS)wheezy7.26.0-1+wheezy13fixed
wheezy (security)7.26.0-1+wheezy21fixed
jessie7.38.0-4+deb8u5fixed
jessie (security)7.38.0-4+deb8u6fixed
stretch7.52.1-5fixed
stretch (security)7.52.1-5+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7.55.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
curlsource(unstable)7.19.5-1.1medium541991
curlsourceetch7.15.5-1etch3highDSA-1869-1
curlsourcelenny7.18.2-8lenny3highDSA-1869-1

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems