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VMware curl vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8542

lib/ssluse.c in cURL and libcurl 7.4 through 7.19.5 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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2417
Product(s):