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VMware Player: Updated OpenSSL library to address various security vulnerabilities (VMSA-2008-0005) (CVE-2006-2940)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) September 28, 2006 November 30, 2013 May 27, 2016

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

vmware-player-upgrade-1_0_6

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