Public Date:
524228: CVE-2009-3291 php: openssl extension: Incorrect verification of SSL certificate with NUL in name

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The php_openssl_apply_verification_policy function in PHP before 5.2.11 does not properly perform certificate validation, which has unknown impact and attack vectors, probably related to an ability to spoof certificates.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3291 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (php) RHSA-2010:0040 2010-01-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (php) RHSA-2010:0040 2010-01-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (php) RHSA-2010:0040 2010-01-13