CVE-2016-2179

CVE Details

Release Date:2016-06-30

Description


The DTLS implementation in OpenSSL before 1.1.0 does not properlyrestrict the lifetime of queue entries associated with unused out-of-order messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by maintaining many crafted DTLS sessions simultaneously, related to d1_lib.c, statem_dtls.c, statem_lib.c, and statem_srvr.c.

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CVSS v2 metrics


NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:5 Base Metrics:AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network Confidentiality Impact: None
Access Impact: Low Integrity Impact: None
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (openssl)ELSA-2016-19402016-09-27
Oracle Linux version 6 (openssl)ELSA-2016-36212016-09-27
Oracle Linux version 7 (openssl)ELSA-2016-19402016-09-27
Oracle Linux version 7 (openssl)ELSA-2016-36212016-09-27
Oracle VM version 3.3 (openssl)OVMSA-2016-01352016-09-27
Oracle VM version 3.4 (openssl)OVMSA-2016-01352016-09-27



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