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OpenSSL Denial of Service Vulnerability (20150611 - 1) - Linux

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

OpenSSL is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

When processing an ECParameters structure OpenSSL enters an infinite loop if the curve specified is over a specially malformed binary polynomial field. This can be used to perform denial of service against any system which processes public keys, certificate requests or certificates. This includes TLS clients and TLS servers with client authentication enabled.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenSSL version 0.9.8 through 0.9.8r, 1.0.0 through 1.0.0d, 1.0.1 through 1.0.1m and 1.0.2 through 1.0.2a.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 0.9.8s, 1.0.0e, 1.0.1n, 1.0.2b or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)