Public Date:
908052: CVE-2013-0166 openssl: DoS due to improper handling of OCSP response verification

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

OpenSSL before 0.9.8y, 1.0.0 before 1.0.0k, and 1.0.1 before 1.0.1d does not properly perform signature verification for OCSP responses, which allows remote OCSP servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via an invalid key.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0166 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 Web Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0782 2013-05-01
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.0 RHSA-2013:1013 2013-07-03
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2013:0636 2013-03-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.1 RHSA-2013:0833 2013-05-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (openssl) RHSA-2013:0587 2013-03-04
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0783 2013-05-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (openssl) RHSA-2013:0587 2013-03-04

Affected Packages State

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

External References