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CVE-2003-0545 Detail

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in OpenSSL 0.9.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an SSL client certificate with a certain invalid ASN.1 encoding.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/17/2003      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0545
Original release date:
11/17/2003
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

Not vulnerable. The OpenSSL packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 were not affected by this issue. The OpenSSL packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 contain a backported patch since their initial release (openssl), or were not affected by this issue (openssl096b). 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 Type Source Name
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2590 Tool Signature; US Government Resource External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2590
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-394 External Source DEBIAN DSA-394
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/935264 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#935264
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.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

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2590
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2590

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