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CVE-2011-3207

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2011-09-06
Bugzilla:
736087: CVE-2011-3207 openssl: CRL verification vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

crypto/x509/x509_vfy.c in OpenSSL 1.0.x before 1.0.0e does not initialize certain structure members, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass CRL validation by using a nextUpdate value corresponding to a time in the past.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3207 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of openssl as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, openssl096b as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, openssl097a as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, or openssl098e as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2011:1409 2011-10-26

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl096b Not affected

External References