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CVE-2010-3864

Impact: Important
Public: 2010-11-16
CWE: CWE-662->CWE-362->CWE-119
Bugzilla: 649304: CVE-2010-3864 OpenSSL TLS extension parsing race condition
IAVA: 2011-A-0066

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple race conditions in ssl/t1_lib.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8o, 1.0.0, and 1.0.0a, when multi-threading and internal caching are enabled on a TLS server, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via client data that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to (1) the TLS server name extension and (2) elliptic curve cryptography.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3864 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the versions of OpenSSL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions before Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 7.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (openssl) RHSA-2010:0888 November 16, 2010

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Rob Hulswit for reporting this issue.

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