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OpenSSL 'dtls1_retrieve_buffered_fragment()' DTLS Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6848

Use-after-free vulnerability in the dtls1_retrieve_buffered_fragment function in ssl/d1_both.c in OpenSSL 1.0.0 Beta 2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (openssl s_client crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a DTLS packet as demonstrated by a packet from a server that uses a crafted server certificate.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1379
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