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CVE-2012-1165

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
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 Enterprise Linux version 5 (openssl) RHSA-2012:0426 March 27, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (openssl) RHSA-2012:0426 March 27, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1 (openssl) RHSA-2012:1307 September 24, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 (openssl) RHSA-2012:1308 September 24, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 RHSA-2012:1306 September 24, 2012

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