CVE-2014-8275

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-01-05
Bugzilla:
1180187: CVE-2014-8275 openssl: Fix various certificate fingerprint issues
Multiple flaws were found in the way OpenSSL parsed X.509 certificates. An attacker could use these flaws to modify an X.509 certificate to produce a certificate with a different fingerprint without invalidating its signature, and possibly bypass fingerprint-based blacklisting in applications.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8275 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the version of openssl098e as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact and does not plan to address this flaw for the above components in any future security updates.

This issue affects the version of openssl097a as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0066 2015-01-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0066 2015-01-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0800 2015-04-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Gluster Storage 2.1 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a 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.

External References

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