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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5077: OpenSSL: Certificate validation error

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5077: OpenSSL: Certificate validation error

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/07/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

OpenSSL 0.9.8i and earlier does not properly check the return value from the EVP_VerifyFinal function, which allows remote attackers to bypass validation of the certificate chain via a malformed SSL/TLS signature for DSA and ECDSA keys.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-openssl

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-openssl

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