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598732: CVE-2010-1633 openssl: information leak due to invalid Return value check

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

RSA verification recovery in the EVP_PKEY_verify_recover function in OpenSSL 1.x before 1.0.0a, as used by pkeyutl and possibly other applications, returns uninitialized memory upon failure, which might allow context-dependent attackers to bypass intended key requirements or obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1633 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl Not affected