CVE-2015-0206

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-01-08
CWE:
CWE-401
Bugzilla:
1180235: CVE-2015-0206 openssl: DTLS memory leak in dtls1_buffer_record
A memory leak flaw was found in the way the dtls1_buffer_record() function of OpenSSL parsed certain DTLS messages. A remote attacker could send multiple specially crafted DTLS messages to exhaust all available memory of a DTLS server.

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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 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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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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