CVE-2006-7250

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2006-08-29
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
798100: CVE-2006-7250 openssl: mime_hdr_cmp NULL dereference crash

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mime_hdr_cmp function in crypto/asn1/asn_mime.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8t and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted S/MIME message.

Find out more about CVE-2006-7250 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue was corrected in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via RHSA-2009:1335. It did not affect openssl packages shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Enterprise Linux 5 (openssl) RHSA-2009:1335 2009-09-02

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Not affected
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
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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