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OS X security update 2006-007 for OpenSSL (CVE-2006-2940)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) September 28, 2006 December 16, 2011 May 27, 2016

Description

OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7l, 0.9.8 before 0.9.8d, and earlier versions allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via parasitic public keys with large (1) "public exponent" or (2) "public modulus" values in X.509 certificates that require extra time to process when using RSA signature verification.

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Solution

apple-osx-security-update-2006-007

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