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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
Description Last Modified:  11/17/2003
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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).

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

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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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