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Category:   Application (VPN)  >   OpenSSL Vendors:   OpenSSL.org
(NetBSD Issues Fix) OpenSSL Key Exchange Memory Corruption Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024665
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024665
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2939   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 29 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0.0a; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSL. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions and may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote server can return specially crafted data to a connected client to trigger a memory corruption error and cause the target client to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code.

Georgi Guninski reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

Solution:   NetBSD has issued a fix.

The NetBSD advisory is available at:

http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2010-011.txt.asc

Vendor URL:  www.openssl.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (NetBSD)
Underlying OS Comments:  5 and prior versions

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Aug 9 2010 OpenSSL Key Exchange Memory Corruption Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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