CVE-2015-1790

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-06-11
IAVA:
2016-A-0231
Bugzilla:
1228604: CVE-2015-1790 OpenSSL: PKCS7 crash with missing EnvelopedContent
A NULL pointer dereference was found in the way OpenSSL handled certain PKCS#7 inputs. An attacker able to make an application using OpenSSL verify, decrypt, or parse a specially crafted PKCS#7 input could cause that application to crash. TLS/SSL clients and servers using OpenSSL were not affected by this flaw.

Find out more about CVE-2015-1790 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2015:1115 2015-06-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2015:1115 2015-06-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (openssl) RHSA-2015:1197 2015-06-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 openssl Not affected
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 openssl097a Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl Will not fix

Acknowledgements

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