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OpenSSL: DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2012-1165) - 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 Patch

Created

Created

11 months ago

Modified

Modified

11 months ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

The mime_param_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, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-7250.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenSSL before 0.9.8u and 1.x before 1.0.0h.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 0.9.8u, 1.0.0h or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)