CVE-2012-2131

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2012-04-23
Bugzilla:
815661: CVE-2012-2131 openssl: incomplete fix of CVE-2012-2110 for 0.9.x

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer signedness errors in crypto/buffer/buffer.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8v allow remote attackers to conduct buffer overflow attacks, and cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact, via crafted DER data, as demonstrated by an X.509 certificate or an RSA public key. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-2110.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2131 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 3, 4, 5 and 6, as there were no updates released with an incomplete CVE-2012-2110 fix.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl096b Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 openssl096b Not affected
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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