CVE-2015-0205

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-01-08
Bugzilla:
1180239: CVE-2015-0205 openssl: DH client certificates accepted without verification
It was found that an OpenSSL server would, under certain conditions, accept Diffie-Hellman client certificates without the use of a private key. An attacker could use a user's client certificate to authenticate as that user, without needing the private key.

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Statement

This issue does not affect the version of openssl and openssl097a as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This issue does not affect the version of openssl098e as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Gluster Storage 2.1 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl098e 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
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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