CVE-2008-0891

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2008-05-28
Bugzilla:
448492: CVE-2008-0891 openssl: Server Name extension crash

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Double free vulnerability in OpenSSL 0.9.8f and 0.9.8g, when the TLS server name extensions are enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed Client Hello packet. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2008-0891 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of OpenSSL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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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