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Category:   Application (VPN)  >   OpenSSL Vendors:   OpenSSL.org
(NedtBSD Issues Fix) OpenSSL Double Free Memory Error in ssl3_get_new_session_ticket() Has Unspecified Impact
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033343
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033343
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1791   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 21 2015
Impact:   Not specified
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.9.8, 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSL. The impact was not specified.

A remote server can return a specially crafted NewSessionTicket message to a connected multi-threaded client to cause the client to attempt to reuse a previous ticket and trigger a race condition. As a result, a double free memory error may occur in ssl3_get_new_session_ticket().

Emilia Kasper of the OpenSSL development team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   The impact was not specified.
Solution:   NetBSD has issued a fix.

The NetBSD advisory is available at:

http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2015-008.txt.asc

Vendor URL:  ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2015-008.txt.asc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (NetBSD)
Underlying OS Comments:  5.1 - 5.1.4, 5.2 - 5.2.2, 6.0 - 6.0.6, 6.1 - 6.1.5

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jun 4 2015 OpenSSL Double Free Memory Error in ssl3_get_new_session_ticket() Has Unspecified Impact



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