CVE-2016-2842

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-03-03
CWE:
CWE-787
Bugzilla:
1314757: CVE-2016-2842 openssl: doapr_outch function does not verify that certain memory allocation succeeds
Several flaws were found in the way BIO_*printf functions were implemented in OpenSSL. Applications which passed large amounts of untrusted data through these functions could crash or potentially execute code with the permissions of the user running such an application.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2842 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2016:2957 2016-12-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2016:0722 2016-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.7 (openssl) RHSA-2016:2073 2016-10-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2016:0996 2016-05-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 openssl Fix deferred
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 openssl Will not fix
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 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Will not fix

Acknowledgements

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