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The fmtstr function in crypto/bio/b_print.c in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g improperly calculates string lengths - CVE-2016-0799

oval:org.cisecurity:def:3514

The fmtstr function in crypto/bio/b_print.c in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g improperly calculates string lengths which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (overflow and out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long string as demonstrated by a large amount of ASN.1 data a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-2842.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2016-0799
Product(s):
  • OpenSSL