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CVE-2012-1165

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2012-03-12
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
802489: CVE-2012-1165 openssl: mime_param_cmp NULL dereference crash

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mime_param_cmp function in crypto/asn1/asn_mime.c in OpenSSL before 0.9.8u and 1.x before 1.0.0h allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted S/MIME message, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-7250.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1165 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 (openssl) RHSA-2012:1308 2012-09-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1 (openssl) RHSA-2012:1307 2012-09-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 RHSA-2012:1306 2012-09-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (openssl) RHSA-2012:0426 2012-03-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2012:0426 2012-03-27

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl096b Will not fix

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