OpenSSL: DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2006-7250) - Linux

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

8 months ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

The mime_hdr_cmp function in crypto/asn1/asn_mime.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted S/MIME message.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenSSL 0.9.8t and earlier.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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