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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   VMware Vendors:   VMware
(VMware Issues Fix for Workstation, Player, Fusion) OpenSSL ssl3_read_bytes() and Anonymous ECDH Ciphersuite Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030514
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030514
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-5298, CVE-2014-3470   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 2 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Workstation 9.x, 10.x; Fusion 5.x, 6.x; and Player 5.x, 6.x
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in OpenSSL. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. VMware Workstation, Player, and Fusion are affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a race condition in ssl3_read_bytes() and inject data across sessions or cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2010-5298]. Multithreaded applications are affected on versions 1.0.0 and 1.0.1 when SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS is enabled.

A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on TLS clients that have enabled ECDH ciphersuites [CVE-2014-3470].

The vendor was notified on May 28, 2014.

Felix Grobert and Ivan Fratric at Google reported this vulnerability.

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

A remote user can inject data across sessions.

Solution:   VMware has issued a fix (Workstation 10.0.3, Fusion 6.0.4, and Player 6.0.3).

A patch is pending for Workstation 9.x, Fusion 5.x, and Player 5.x.

The VMware advisory is available at:

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0006.html

Vendor URL:  www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140605.txt (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified, State error

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