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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4355

Original release date: 01/14/2010
Last revised: 05/21/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Memory leak in the zlib_stateful_finish function in crypto/comp/c_zlib.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8l and earlier and 1.0.0 Beta through Beta 4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors that trigger incorrect calls to the CRYPTO_cleanup_all_ex_data function, as demonstrated by use of SSLv3 and PHP with the Apache HTTP Server, a related issue to CVE-2008-1678.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://kb.bluecoat.com/index?page=content&id=SA50
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42724
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:022
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-5744
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:008
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38181
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0004
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6678
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11260
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0095
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=19068
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1970
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-884-1
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0124
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38761
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39461
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2010-060-02
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100113 [PATCH] memory consumption (DoS) in openssl CVE-2009-4355
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-3157
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0839
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=19167
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42733
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-5357
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546707
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38175
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12168
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38200
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0916
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=19069

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11260
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12168
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6678
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8l and previous versions
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8k
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8j
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8i
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8h
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8g
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8d
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta6
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta4
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta5
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7d
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7h
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7i
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7g
* cpe:/a:redhat:openssl:0.9.7a-2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7j
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7k
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7l
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7m
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta3
* cpe:/a:redhat:openssl:0.9.6b-3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6g
* cpe:/a:redhat:openssl:0.9.6-15
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6f
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6i
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6h
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6c
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6e
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6d
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6k
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6j
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6m
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6l
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.4
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3a
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.2b
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:0.9.1c
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* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:1.0.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:1.0.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:1.0.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:openssl:openssl:1.0.0:beta4
* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)