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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-2179) ELSA-2016-1940: openssl security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-2179) ELSA-2016-1940: openssl security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/27/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

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.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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