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CVE-2005-1730 Detail


Multiple vulnerabilities in the OpenSSL ASN.1 parser, as used in Novell iManager 2.0.2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via crafted packets, as demonstrated by "OpenSSL ASN.1 brute forcer." NOTE: this issue might overlap CVE-2004-0079, CVE-2004-0081, or CVE-2004-0112.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2005

Evaluator Description

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product update:

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/02/2007)

Based on our research we believe that the "OpenSSL ASN.1 brute forcer." is actually exploiting flaws CVE-2003-0543, CVE-2003-0544, CVE-2003-0545. Those issues are all addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and therefore CVE-2005-1730 is a duplicate assignment.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Vendor Advisory External Source MISC External Source BID 8732 Exploit External Source MISC External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-0744

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