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CVE-2010-0740 Detail

Description

The ssl3_get_record function in ssl/s3_pkt.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8m allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed record in a TLS connection that triggers a NULL pointer dereference, related to the minor version number. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/26/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20100324.txt 'Affected versions depend on the C compiler used with OpenSSL: - If 'short' is a 16-bit integer, this issue applies only to OpenSSL 0.9.8m. - Otherwise, this issue applies to OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8m.'

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/27/2010)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of openssl as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/openssl_advisory.asc
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Jun/msg00000.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-April/038587.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127128920008563&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127557640302499&w=2
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4723
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:076
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20100324.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023748
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_vc41_u1_rel_notes.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0710 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0839
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0933
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1216
https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50
https://lists.balabit.com/pipermail/syslog-ng-announce/2011-January/000101.html
https://lists.balabit.com/pipermail/syslog-ng-announce/2011-January/000102.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11731

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11731
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11731

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0740
NVD Published Date:
03/26/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017