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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0227

Original release date: 01/10/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

yaSSL 1.7.5 and earlier, as used in MySQL and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a Hello packet containing a large size value, which triggers a buffer over-read in the HASHwithTransform::Update function in hash.cpp.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/11/2008)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of MySQL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, Red Hat Application Stack v1, and v2, as they are not built with yaSSL support.

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28597
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32222
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-23.html
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1478
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3531
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-588-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2780
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0560
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:150
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.mysql.com/33814
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080104 Multiple vulnerabilities in yaSSL 1.7.5
External Source: BID
Name: 31681
External Source: XF
Name: yassl-hashwithtransformupdate-dos(39433)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28324
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 27140
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29443

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:yassl:yassl:1.7.5 and previous versions

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