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OpenSSL SSL_peek() hang on empty record (CVE-2016-6305)

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OpenSSL SSL_peek() hang on empty record (CVE-2016-6305)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/23/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The ssl3_read_bytes function in record/rec_layer_s3.c in OpenSSL 1.1.0 before 1.1.0a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by triggering a zero-length record in an SSL_peek call.

Solution(s)

  • http-openssl-1_1_0-upgrade-1_1_0_a

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