CVE-2008-5077

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2009-01-07
Bugzilla:
476671: CVE-2008-5077 OpenSSL Incorrect checks for malformed signatures

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

OpenSSL 0.9.8i and earlier does not properly check the return value from the EVP_VerifyFinal function, which allows remote attackers to bypass validation of the certificate chain via a malformed SSL/TLS signature for DSA and ECDSA keys.

Find out more about CVE-2008-5077 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2009:0004 2009-01-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 RHSA-2009:0004 2009-01-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2009:0004 2009-01-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2009:0004 2009-01-07

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