CVE-2009-2973

NameCVE-2009-2973
DescriptionGoogle Chrome before 2.0.172.43 does not prevent SSL connections to a site with an X.509 certificate signed with the (1) MD2 or (2) MD4 algorithm, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary HTTPS servers via a crafted certificate, a related issue to CVE-2009-2409.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch70.0.3538.110-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)71.0.3578.80-1~deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)(not affected)
webkitsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- chromium-browser <not-affected> (Only 2.x is affected)
- webkit <not-affected> (chrome-specific issue)

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