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CVE-2010-0742

Public: 2010-06-01
Bugzilla: 598738: CVE-2010-0742 openssl: invalid ASN1 module definition for CMS

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) implementation in crypto/cms/cms_asn1.c in OpenSSL before 0.9.8o and 1.x before 1.0.0a does not properly handle structures that contain OriginatorInfo, which allows context-dependent attackers to modify invalid memory locations or conduct double-free attacks, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0742 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of OpenSSL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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