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

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

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/28/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/16/2011
Modified
05/27/2016

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.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-security-update-2006-007

References

  • apple-osx-security-update-2006-007

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