CVE-2015-1793

NameCVE-2015-1793
DescriptionThe X509_verify_cert function in crypto/x509/x509_vfy.c in OpenSSL 1.0.1n, 1.0.1o, 1.0.2b, and 1.0.2c does not properly process X.509 Basic Constraints cA values during identification of alternative certificate chains, which allows remote attackers to spoof a Certification Authority role and trigger unintended certificate verifications via a valid leaf certificate.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, 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
openssl (PTS)wheezy1.0.1e-2+deb7u20fixed
wheezy (security)1.0.1t-1+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.0.1t-1+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.1.0f-3+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.1.0g-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
opensslsource(unstable)1.0.2d-1medium
opensslsourcejessie(not affected)
opensslsourcesqueeze(not affected)
opensslsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - openssl <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - openssl <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - openssl <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
http://openssl.org/news/secadv/20150709.txt

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