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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-2182: Security patch for openssl (ALAS-2016-755)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-2182: Security patch for openssl (ALAS-2016-755)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/13/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The BN_bn2dec function in crypto/bn/bn_print.c in OpenSSL before 1.1.0 does not properly validate division results, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssl

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssl

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