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FreeBSD: mbedTLS/PolarSSL -- DoS and possible remote code execution (CVE-2015-5291)

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FreeBSD: mbedTLS/PolarSSL -- DoS and possible remote code execution (CVE-2015-5291)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/05/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/22/2015
Modified
11/04/2015

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in PolarSSL 1.x before 1.2.17 and ARM mbed TLS (formerly PolarSSL) 1.3.x before 1.3.14 and 2.x before 2.1.2 allows remote SSL servers to cause a denial of service (client crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long hostname to the server name indication (SNI) extension, which is not properly handled when creating a ClientHello message. NOTE: this identifier has been SPLIT per ADT3 due to different affected version ranges. See CVE-2015-8036 for the session ticket issue that was introduced in 1.3.0.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-mbedtls
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-polarssl
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-polarssl13

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