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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-0797: Security patch for openssl (ALAS-2016-661)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) March 03, 2016 April 20, 2016 September 19, 2018

Description

Multiple integer overflows in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption or NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long digit string that is mishandled by the (1) BN_dec2bn or (2) BN_hex2bn function, related to crypto/bn/bn.h and crypto/bn/bn_print.c.

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References

Solution

amazon-linux-upgrade-openssl

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