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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-2109: Security patch for openssl (ALAS-2016-695)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-2109: Security patch for openssl (ALAS-2016-695)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
05/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The asn1_d2i_read_bio function in crypto/asn1/a_d2i_fp.c in the ASN.1 BIO implementation in OpenSSL before 1.0.1t and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2h allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a short invalid encoding.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssl

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssl

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