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CVE-2009-1379 Detail

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the dtls1_retrieve_buffered_fragment function in ssl/d1_both.c in OpenSSL 1.0.0 Beta 2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (openssl s_client crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a DTLS packet, as demonstrated by a packet from a server that uses a crafted server certificate.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/19/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1379
Original release date:
05/19/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2009-009.txt.asc External Source NETBSD NetBSD-SA2009-009
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02029444 External Source HP HPSBMA02492
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:011
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html External Source MLIST [security-announce] 20100303 VMSA-2010-0004 ESX Service Console and vMA third party updates
http://rt.openssl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=1923&user=guest&pass=guest Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://rt.openssl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=1923&user=guest&pass=guest
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200912-01.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200912-01
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2010&m=slackware-security.663049 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2010-060-02
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=4AD43807.7080105%40users.sourceforge.net External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=4AD43807.7080105%40users.sourceforge.net
http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20091012-01.html External Source CONFIRM http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20091012-01.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/18/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090518 Re: Two OpenSSL DTLS remote DoS
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1335.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:1335
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35138 External Source BID 35138
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022241 External Source SECTRACK 1022241
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-792-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-792-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1377 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1377
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-0528
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50661 External Source XF openssl-dtls1retrievebufferedfragment-dos(50661)
https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50 External Source CONFIRM https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50
https://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1379 External Source MISC https://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1379
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6848 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6848
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9744 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9744

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6848
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6848
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9744
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9744

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*

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