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IBM AIX: openssl_advisory20 (CVE-2016-2108): Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affects AIX

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IBM AIX: openssl_advisory20 (CVE-2016-2108): Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affects AIX

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/04/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

The ASN.1 implementation in OpenSSL before 1.0.1o and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2c allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (buffer underflow and memory corruption) via an ANY field in crafted serialized data, aka the "negative zero" issue.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-aix-openssl_advisory20

References

  • ibm-aix-openssl_advisory20

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