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OpenSSL CRYPTO_cleanup_all_ex_data denial of service (CVE-2008-1678)

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OpenSSL CRYPTO_cleanup_all_ex_data denial of service (CVE-2008-1678)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/10/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/18/2010
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Memory leak in the zlib_stateful_init function in crypto/comp/c_zlib.c in libssl in OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8h allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via multiple calls, as demonstrated by initial SSL client handshakes to the Apache HTTP Server mod_ssl that specify a compression algorithm.

Solution(s)

  • http-openssl-0_9_8-upgrade-0_9_8_i

References

  • http-openssl-0_9_8-upgrade-0_9_8_i

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