FreeBSD Security Advisory (FreeBSD-SA-06:23.openssl.asc)

Published: 2008-09-04 18:41:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Technical Details:
FreeBSD includes software from the OpenSSL Project. The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library. Several problems have been found in OpenSSL: 1. During the parsing of certain invalid ASN1 structures an error condition is mishandled, possibly resulting in an infinite loop. [CVE-2006-2937] 2. A buffer overflow exists in the SSL_get_shared_ciphers function. [CVE-2006-3738] 3. A NULL pointer may be dereferenced in the SSL version 2 client code. [CVE-2006-4343] In addition, many applications using OpenSSL do not perform any validation of the lengths of public keys being used. [CVE-2006-2940]

Recommendations:
Upgrade your system to the appropriate stable release or security branch dated after the correction date https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FreeBSD-SA-06:23.openssl.asc

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory FreeBSD-SA-06:23.openssl.asc

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2006-2937

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8
Published
2008-09-04
Modified
2017-12-07
Category
FreeBSD Local Security Checks

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