CVE-2003-0544 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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).

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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-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21247112
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
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43041
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A4574

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

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