CVE-2015-1791

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-06-11
IAVA:
2016-A-0231, 2017-A-0017
Bugzilla:
1228608: CVE-2015-1791 OpenSSL: Race condition handling NewSessionTicket
A race condition was found in the session handling code of OpenSSL. This issue could possibly cause a multi-threaded TLS/SSL client using OpenSSL to double free session ticket data and crash.

Find out more about CVE-2015-1791 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does NOT affect the version of OpenSSL package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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

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 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.

Acknowledgements

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