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Oracle CPU April 2011: CVE-2009-3555

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
6 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) November 09, 2009 April 25, 2011 December 05, 2013


The TLS protocol, and the SSL protocol 3.0 and possibly earlier, as used in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, mod_ssl in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.14 and earlier, OpenSSL before 0.9.8l, GnuTLS 2.8.5 and earlier, Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) 3.12.4 and earlier, multiple Cisco products, and other products, does not properly associate renegotiation handshakes with an existing connection, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to insert data into HTTPS sessions, and possibly other types of sessions protected by TLS or SSL, by sending an unauthenticated request that is processed retroactively by a server in a post-renegotiation context, related to a "plaintext injection" attack, aka the "Project Mogul" issue.

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Apply the April 2011 Critical Patch Update (CPU) for Oracle

The April 2011 CPU should be applied to the Oracle database. A table containing the list of available CPUs and patch sets is listed on the Oracle security alert website. Oracle does not make patch sets available to the public. A metalink account is required to access patch downloads. The specific download link for this patch set may be located on My Oracle Support, with doc id 1305064.1.

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