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CVE-2007-4995 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the DTLS implementation in OpenSSL 0.9.8 before 0.9.8f allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/12/2007      View Analysis Description

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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 (10/24/2007)

This issue did not affect the versions of OpenSSL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4. An update to correct this issue for Enterprise Linux 5 is available. Please note that the CVE description is incorrect, this issue did not affect upstream versions of OpenSSL prior to 0.9.8.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source HP HPSBUX02296 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:021 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200710-30 External Source SECTRACK 1018810 External Source MISC External Source DEBIAN DSA-1571 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200805-07 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:237 Patch External Source CONFIRM Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0964 External Source BUGTRAQ 20071012 OpenSSL Security Advisory External Source BID 26055 External Source UBUNTU USN-534-1 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3487 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4219 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1937 External Source XF openssl-dtls-code-execution(37185) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10288 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-725

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