CVE-2009-2730

NameCVE-2009-2730
Descriptionlibgnutls in GnuTLS before 2.8.2 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's (1) Common Name (CN) or (2) Subject Alternative Name (SAN) 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1935-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs541439

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnutls26 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2.12.20-8+deb7u5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnutls13source(unstable)(unfixed)high
gnutls13sourceetch1.4.4-3+etch5highDSA-1935-1
gnutls26source(unstable)2.8.3-1low541439
gnutls26sourcelenny2.4.2-6+lenny2highDSA-1935-1

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