CVE-2014-8176

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-06-11
Bugzilla:
1228611: CVE-2014-8176 OpenSSL: Invalid free in DTLS
An invalid-free flaw was found in the way OpenSSL handled certain DTLS handshake messages. A malicious DTLS client or server could send a specially crafted message to the peer, which could cause the application to crash or potentially result in arbitrary code execution.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8176 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does NOT affect the version of OpenSSL package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2016:2957 2016-12-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2015:1115 2015-06-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2015:1115 2015-06-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl 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.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting this issue.
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