A race condition was found in the way OpenSSL handled ServerHello messages with an included Supported EC Point Format extension. A malicious server could possibly use this flaw to cause a multi-threaded TLS/SSL client using OpenSSL to write into freed memory, causing the client to crash or execute arbitrary code.
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||5.1||Base Metrics:||AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P|
|Access Vector:||Network||Attack Complexity:||High|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||Partial|
|Integrity Impact:||Partial||Availability Impact:||Partial|
|Oracle Linux version 6 (openssl)||ELSA-2014-1052||2014-08-13|
|Oracle Linux version 7 (openssl)||ELSA-2014-1052||2014-08-13|
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