Public Date:
1202418: CVE-2015-0288 openssl: X509_to_X509_REQ NULL pointer dereference
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in OpenSSL's X.509 certificate handling implementation. A specially crafted X.509 certificate could cause an application using OpenSSL to crash if the application attempted to convert the certificate to a certificate request.

Find out more about CVE-2015-0288 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 Storage Server 2.1 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0752 2015-03-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0715 2015-03-23
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 for RHEL 7 RHEA-2015:1770 2015-09-10
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 for RHEL 6 RHEA-2015:1771 2015-09-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0800 2015-04-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0716 2015-03-23
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.


Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Brian Carpenter as the original reporter.

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