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IBM AIX: openssl_advisory21 (CVE-2016-2179): Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affects AIX

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) September 16, 2016 November 30, 2017 February 02, 2018

Description

The DTLS implementation in OpenSSL before 1.1.0 does not properly restrict the lifetime of queue entries associated with unused out-of-order messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by maintaining many crafted DTLS sessions simultaneously, related to d1_lib.c, statem_dtls.c, statem_lib.c, and statem_srvr.c.

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References

Solution

ibm-aix-openssl_advisory21

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