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ELSA-2009-0004 Important: Enterprise Linux openssl security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) September 28, 2006 December 20, 2011 July 04, 2017

Description

OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7l, 0.9.8 before 0.9.8d, and earlier versions allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via parasitic public keys with large (1) "public exponent" or (2) "public modulus" values in X.509 certificates that require extra time to process when using RSA signature verification.

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References

Solution

oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl

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