CVE-2015-1792

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-06-11
CWE:
CWE-835
Bugzilla:
1228607: CVE-2015-1792 OpenSSL: CMS verify infinite loop with unknown hash function
A denial of service flaw was found in the way OpenSSL verified certain signed messages using CMS (Cryptographic Message Syntax). A remote attacker could cause an application using OpenSSL to use excessive amounts of memory by sending a specially crafted message for verification.

Find out more about CVE-2015-1792 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 EWS 2 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Not affected
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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl 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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