CVE-2010-2074

NameCVE-2010-2074
Descriptionistream.c in w3m 0.5.2 and possibly other versions, when ssl_verify_server is enabled, does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the (1) subject's Common Name or (2) Subject Alternative Name 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
Debian Bugs587445

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
w3m (PTS)stretch0.5.3-34+deb9u1fixed
buster0.5.3-37fixed
bullseye, sid0.5.3+git20210102-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
w3msourcelenny0.5.2-2+lenny1
w3msource(unstable)0.5.2-5low587445

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