CVE-2009-3765

NameCVE-2009-3765
Descriptionmutt_ssl.c in mutt 1.5.19 and 1.5.20, 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.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mutt (PTS)stretch1.7.2-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)1.7.2-1+deb9u5fixed
buster, buster (security)1.10.1-2.1+deb10u5fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye2.0.5-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
muttsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- mutt <not-affected> (uses GnuTLS and not OpenSSL)
our mutt is linked against gnutls

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