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OpenSSL ChaCha20/Poly1305 heap-buffer-overflow (CVE-2016-7054)

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OpenSSL ChaCha20/Poly1305 heap-buffer-overflow (CVE-2016-7054)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/11/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

In OpenSSL 1.1.0 before 1.1.0c, TLS connections using *-CHACHA20-POLY1305 ciphersuites are susceptible to a DoS attack by corrupting larger payloads. This can result in an OpenSSL crash. This issue is not considered to be exploitable beyond a DoS.

Solution(s)

  • http-openssl-1_1_0-upgrade-1_1_0_c

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