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OpenSSL malformed ASN.1 structure in certificate public key denial of service (CVE-2009-0789)

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OpenSSL malformed ASN.1 structure in certificate public key denial of service (CVE-2009-0789)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/27/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/29/2009
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

OpenSSL before 0.9.8k on WIN64 and certain other platforms does not properly handle a malformed ASN.1 structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) by placing this structure in the public key of a certificate, as demonstrated by an RSA public key.

Solution(s)

  • http-openssl-0_9_8-upgrade-0_9_8_k

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