CVE-2009-2825

MEDIUM

Description

Certificate Assistant in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.2 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 might allow 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.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36956

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-10

Updated: 2009-11-17

Type: CWE-310

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM