CVE-2009-1378 Detail

Current Description

Multiple memory leaks in the dtls1_process_out_of_seq_message function in ssl/d1_both.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8k and earlier 0.9.8 versions allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via DTLS records that (1) are duplicates or (2) have sequence numbers much greater than current sequence numbers, aka "DTLS fragment handling memory leak."


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (09/02/2009)

This issue did not affect versions of openssl as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. This issue was addressed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1335.html Note that both the DTLS specification and OpenSSLs implementation is still in development and unlikely to be used in production environments. There is no component shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 using OpenSSLs DTLS implementation, except for OpenSSLs testing command line client - openssl.

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2009-009.txt.asc
http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=18188 Patch 
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02029444
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00003.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
http://marc.info/?l=openssl-dev&m=124247679213944&w=2 Patch 
http://marc.info/?l=openssl-dev&m=124263491424212&w=2 Exploit 
http://rt.openssl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=1931&user=guest&pass=guest Patch 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200912-01.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2010&m=slackware-security.663049
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=4AD43807.7080105%40users.sourceforge.net
http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20091012-01.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:120
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/18/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1335.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35001
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022241
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-792-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1377
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50
https://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1378
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11309
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7229
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8720

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1378
NVD Published Date:
05/19/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
MITRE