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CVE-2003-0544 Detail

Description

OpenSSL 0.9.6 and 0.9.7 does not properly track the number of characters in certain ASN.1 inputs, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an SSL client certificate that causes OpenSSL to read past the end of a buffer when the long form is used.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/17/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0544
Original release date:
11/17/2003
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/07/2008)

For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 OpenSSL packages (openssl, openssl096, openssl095a) issue was addressed via RHSA-2003:293. The OpenSSL packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 (openssl, openssl096b) contain a backported patch since their initial release. The OpenSSL packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are based on fixed upstream release (openssl), or contain backported patch since their initial release (openssl097a).

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=104893 External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=104893
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4574 Tool Signature; US Government Resource External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4574
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201029-1 External Source SUNALERT 201029
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-26.html US Government Resource External Source CERT CA-2003-26
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-393 External Source DEBIAN DSA-393
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-394 External Source DEBIAN DSA-394
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/380864 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#380864
http://www.linuxsecurity.com/advisories/engarde_advisory-3693.html External Source ENGARDE ESA-20030930-027
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-291.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:291
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-292.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:292
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8732 External Source BID 8732
http://www.uniras.gov.uk/vuls/2003/006489/openssl.htm External Source MISC http://www.uniras.gov.uk/vuls/2003/006489/openssl.htm
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3900 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3900
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21247112 External Source CONFIRM http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21247112
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43041 External Source XF openssl-asn1-sslclient-dos(43041)

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4574
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4574

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