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USN-884-1: OpenSSL vulnerability

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USN-884-1: OpenSSL vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/14/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Memory leak in the zlib_stateful_finish function in crypto/comp/c_zlib.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8l and earlier and 1.0.0 Beta through Beta 4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors that trigger incorrect calls to the CRYPTO_cleanup_all_ex_data function, as demonstrated by use of SSLv3 and PHP with the Apache HTTP Server, a related issue to CVE-2008-1678.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libssl0-9-8

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