CVE Reference: CVE-2009-2404

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CVE-2009-2404

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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-810-2
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-810-1

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

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021699.1-1
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021030.1-1
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-273910-1

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA36102
  Secunia Advisory: SA36088
  Secunia Advisory: SA36125
  Secunia Advisory: SA36139
  Secunia Advisory: SA36157
  Secunia Advisory: SA36434
  Secunia Advisory: SA39428
  Secunia Advisory: SA37098

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1207.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1185.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11174
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8658

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

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:216
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:197

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

CONFIRM
  http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpuapr2010.html
  http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-43.html

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

BID
  35891


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