CVE Database

CVE-2006-2937

Impact: Low
Public: 2006-09-28
Bugzilla: 430655: CVE-2006-2937 openssl ASN.1 DoS

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7l and 0.9.8 before 0.9.8d allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and memory consumption) via malformed ASN.1 structures that trigger an improperly handled error condition.

Find out more about CVE-2006-2937 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 RHSA-2006:0695 September 28, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 RHSA-2006:0695 September 28, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2006:0695 September 28, 2006
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0264 May 20, 2008
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0629 August 13, 2008
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS) RHSA-2008:0525 June 30, 2008
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0525 June 30, 2008

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