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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0799: OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0799: OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The fmtstr function in crypto/bio/b_print.c in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g improperly calculates string lengths, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (overflow and out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long string, as demonstrated by a large amount of ASN.1 data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-2842.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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