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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
Description Last Modified:  11/17/2003

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=104893
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201029-1
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-26.html US Government Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-393
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-394
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/380864 US Government Resource
http://www.linuxsecurity.com/advisories/engarde_advisory-3693.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-291.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-292.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8732
http://www.uniras.gov.uk/vuls/2003/006489/openssl.htm
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3900
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21247112
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43041
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A4574

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

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0544
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2003
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018