lua-openssl 0.7.7-1 X.509 Certificate Validation openssl_x509_check_host Return Value certificate validation
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A vulnerability was found in lua-openssl 0.7.7-1 (Network Encryption Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is the function
openssl_x509_check_host of the component X.509 Certificate Validation. The manipulation as part of a Return Value leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-295. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity. CVE summarizes:
openssl_x509_check_host in lua-openssl 0.7.7-1 mishandles X.509 certificate validation because it uses lua_pushboolean for certain non-boolean return values.
The weakness was disclosed 02/27/2020. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-9432 since 02/27/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/28/2020). This vulnerability is assigned to T1587.003 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.1
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ExploitingClass: Weak authentication
Status: Not defined
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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SourcesStatus: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2020-9432 (🔍)
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EntryCreated: 02/28/2020 03:40 PM
Updated: 02/28/2020 03:45 PM
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