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CVE-2010-2939 Detail

Description

Double free vulnerability in the ssl3_get_key_exchange function in the OpenSSL client (ssl/s3_clnt.c) in OpenSSL 1.0.0a, 0.9.8, 0.9.7, and possibly other versions, when using ECDH, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted private key with an invalid prime. NOTE: some sources refer to this as a use-after-free issue.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/17/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-11/msg00005.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130331363227777&w=2
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Aug/84
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-10:10.openssl.asc
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024296
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2010&m=slackware-security.668793
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2100
http://www.mail-archive.com/openssl-dev@openssl.org/msg28043.html
http://www.mail-archive.com/openssl-dev@openssl.org/msg28045.html
http://www.mail-archive.com/openssl-dev@openssl.org/msg28049.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/08/11/6
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1003-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2038 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2229
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3077

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2939
NVD Published Date:
08/17/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018