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Oracle Linux: CVE-2006-2940: ELSA-2016-3558 - openssl security update

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Oracle Linux: CVE-2006-2940: ELSA-2016-3558 - openssl security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/28/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/13/2016
Modified
04/11/2019

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.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl-perl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl-static

References

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl-perl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssl-static

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