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OpenSSL ASN.1 recursion denial of service (CVE-2003-0851)

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OpenSSL ASN.1 recursion denial of service (CVE-2003-0851)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/01/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/14/2005
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

OpenSSL 0.9.6k allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash via large recursion) via malformed ASN.1 sequences.

Solution(s)

  • http-openssl-0_9_6-upgrade-0_9_6_l

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