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CVE-2006-2937 Detail

Current Description

OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7l and 0.9.8 before 0.9.8d allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and memory consumption) via malformed ASN.1 structures that trigger an improperly handled error condition.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/28/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-007.txt.asc
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061001-01-P.asc
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01118771
http://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-613
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00805100
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00849540
http://kolab.org/security/kolab-vendor-notice-11.txt Patch
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Nov/msg00001.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-September/049715.html Patch
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000008.html
http://marc.info/?l=bind-announce&m=116253119512445&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497311408250&w=2
http://openbsd.org/errata.html#openssl2 Patch
http://openvpn.net/changelog.html Patch
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:23.openssl.asc Patch Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-11.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016943 Patch
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.676946 Patch
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461863&group_id=69227
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102668-1 Patch
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102747-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200585-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201534-1
http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2374.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-220.htm Patch
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-260.htm
http://www.arkoon.fr/upload/alertes/37AK-2006-06-FR-1.1_FAST360_OPENSSL_ASN1.pdf Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.arkoon.fr/upload/alertes/41AK-2006-08-FR-1.1_SSL360_OPENSSL_ASN1.pdf
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/contnetw/ps4162/tsd_products_security_response09186a008077af1b.html
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sr-20061108-openssl.shtml
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1185 Patch
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-6.shtml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200612-11.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/247744 Patch US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:172
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:177
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:178
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_24_sr.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_58_openssl.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.021-openssl.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20060928.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0695.html Patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0629.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/447318/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/447393/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/456546/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489739/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20248 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28276
http://www.serv-u.com/releasenotes/ Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-353-1 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-333A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx2/doc/esx-202-200612-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx21/doc/esx-213-200612-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-253-200612-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200612-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3069097-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9986131-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3820
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3860
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3869
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3902
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3936
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4019
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4036
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4264
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4327
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4329
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4401
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4417
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4750
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4761
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4980
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0343
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1401
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2315
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2783
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0905/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2396
http://www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/cert_ESSNetwork_XRX07001_v1.pdf
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29228
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10560
https://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00967144

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10560
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10560

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2937
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018