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OpenSSL DTLS buffered message DoS (CVE-2016-2179)

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OpenSSL DTLS buffered message DoS (CVE-2016-2179)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/23/2016
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The DTLS implementation in OpenSSL before 1.1.0 does not properly restrict the lifetime of queue entries associated with unused out-of-order messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by maintaining many crafted DTLS sessions simultaneously, related to d1_lib.c, statem_dtls.c, statem_lib.c, and statem_srvr.c.

Solution(s)

  • http-openssl-1_0_1-upgrade-1_0_1_u
  • http-openssl-1_0_2-upgrade-1_0_2_i

References

  • http-openssl-1_0_1-upgrade-1_0_1_u
  • http-openssl-1_0_2-upgrade-1_0_2_i

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