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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5135

Original release date: 09/27/2007
Last revised: 08/29/2011


Off-by-one error in the SSL_get_shared_ciphers function in OpenSSL 0.9.7 up to 0.9.7l, and 0.9.8 up to 0.9.8f, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet that triggers a one-byte buffer underflow. NOTE: this issue was introduced as a result of a fix for CVE-2006-3738. As of 20071012, it is unknown whether code execution is possible.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2361
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:020
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [4.1] 011: SECURITY FIX: October 10, 2007
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2268
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071499
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0964
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200858
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-485.htm
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071001 Re: OpenSSL SSL_get_shared_ciphers() off-by-one buffer overflow
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20071012.txt
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-522-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3625
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:005
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4042
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0813
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5337
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4037
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194039
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018755
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0241
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3179
External Source: BID
Name: 25831
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10904
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1003
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070927 OpenSSL SSL_get_shared_ciphers() off-by-one buffer overflow
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1379
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3325
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080123 UPDATED VMSA-2008-0001.1 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071003 FLEA-2007-0058-1 openssl openssl-scripts
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1769
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:193
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-725
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1770
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0064
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4144
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2362
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080108 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-07
External Source: NETBSD
Name: NetBSD-SA2008-007
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 103130
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071004 Re: OpenSSL SSL_get_shared_ciphers() off-by-one buffer overflow
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0013.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-06
External Source: XF
Name: openssl-sslgetshared-bo(36837)
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-07:08
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4038
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [4.0] 017: SECURITY FIX: October 10, 2007
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [4.2] 002: SECURITY FIX: October 10, 2007
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080107 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10904
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5337
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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