CVE-2009-2404

HIGH

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in a regular-expression parser in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.12.3, as used in Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, Evolution, Pidgin, and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), allows remote SSL servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, related to the cert_TestHostName function.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1185.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/36088

http://secunia.com/advisories/36102

http://secunia.com/advisories/36125

http://secunia.com/advisories/36139

http://secunia.com/advisories/36157

http://secunia.com/advisories/36434

http://secunia.com/advisories/37098

http://secunia.com/advisories/39428

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-273910-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021030.1-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021699.1-1

http://www.blackhat.com/presentations/bh-usa-09/MARLINSPIKE/BHUSA09-Marlinspike-DefeatSSL-SLIDES.pdf

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1874

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:197

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:216

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-43.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2009_48_firefox.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2010-099504.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1207.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35891

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-810-1

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-103B.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2085

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512912

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11174

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8658

https://usn.ubuntu.com/810-2/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-08-03

Updated: 2018-10-03

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH