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OpenSSL Excessive allocation of memory in dtls1_preprocess_fragment() (CVE-2016-6308)

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OpenSSL Excessive allocation of memory in dtls1_preprocess_fragment() (CVE-2016-6308)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/23/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

statem/statem_dtls.c in the DTLS implementation in OpenSSL 1.1.0 before 1.1.0a allocates memory before checking for an excessive length, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted DTLS messages.

Solution(s)

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

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