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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-0590: OpenSSL: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-0590: OpenSSL: Denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/27/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The ASN1_STRING_print_ex function in OpenSSL before 0.9.8k allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) via vectors that trigger printing of a (1) BMPString or (2) UniversalString with an invalid encoded length.

Solution(s)

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

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