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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openssl098e (ALAS-2012-73) (CVE-2012-2110)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) April 19, 2012 February 28, 2014 July 04, 2017

Description

The asn1_d2i_read_bio function in crypto/asn1/a_d2i_fp.c in OpenSSL before 0.9.8v, 1.0.0 before 1.0.0i, and 1.0.1 before 1.0.1a does not properly interpret integer data, which allows remote attackers to conduct buffer overflow attacks, and cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact, via crafted DER data, as demonstrated by an X.509 certificate or an RSA public key.

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References

Solution

amazon-linux-upgrade-openssl098e

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