CVE-2014-3470

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-06-05
IAVA:
2014-A-0100, 2014-B-0077, 2014-B-0088, 2014-B-0089, 2014-B-0091, 2014-B-0097, 2014-B-0101, 2014-B-0102, 2015-A-0113
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1103600: CVE-2014-3470 openssl: client-side denial of service when using anonymous ECDH

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ssl3_send_client_key_exchange function in s3_clnt.c in OpenSSL before 0.9.8za, 1.0.0 before 1.0.0m, and 1.0.1 before 1.0.1h, when an anonymous ECDH cipher suite is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and client crash) by triggering a NULL certificate value.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3470 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of openssl and openssl097a as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This issue does not affect the openssl098e as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 7 (openssl) RHSA-2014:0679 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2014:0625 2014-06-05
Red Hat Storage Server 2.1 (openssl) RHSA-2014:0628 2014-06-05

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl098e Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 guest-images Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Not affected
RHEV-M for Servers rhev-hypervisor Not affected
RHEV-M for Servers mingw-virt-viewer Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Felix Gröbert and Ivan Fratrić of Google as the original reporters of this issue.

External References

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