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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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).

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-26.html US Government Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-394
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/935264 US Government Resource
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-292.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8732
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3900
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21247112
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A2590

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0545
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2003
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018