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IBM AIX: openssl_advisory18 (CVE-2016-0798): Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affect AIX

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) March 02, 2016 November 29, 2017 November 30, 2017

Description

Memory leak in the SRP_VBASE_get_by_user implementation in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by providing an invalid username in a connection attempt, related to apps/s_server.c and crypto/srp/srp_vfy.c.

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References

Solution

ibm-aix-openssl_advisory18

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