Bug 448495 (CVE-2008-1672)

Summary: CVE-2008-1672 openssl: Omit Server Key Exchange message crash
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Tomas Hoger <thoger>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: security-response-team, tmraz
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OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2008-06-04 19:06:16 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 448690, 448691, 482112, 530522    
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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-05-27 09:36:21 UTC
CERT/FI identified following issue affecting OpenSSL:

Testing using the Codenomicon TLS test suite discovered a flaw if the
'Server Key exchange message' is omitted from a TLS handshake in
OpenSSL 0.9.8f and OpenSSL 0.9.8g.  If a client connects to a
malicious server with particular cipher suites, the server could cause
the client to crash.  (CVE-2008-1672).

Please note this issue does not affect any other released versions of

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2008-05-27 09:36:47 UTC
Created attachment 306751 [details]
Upstream patch

Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2008-05-27 09:37:26 UTC
This issue does not affect openssl packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 2.1, 3, 4 and 5, and Fedora 7 and 8.  Only upstream versions 0.9.8f and
0.9.8g were affected, currently only shipped in Fedora 9 and Rawhide.

Comment 4 Tomas Hoger 2008-05-28 09:16:40 UTC
Public now, lifting embargo:


Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2008-05-28 11:15:50 UTC
CERT-FI advisory:


Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-05-28 21:53:35 UTC
openssl-0.9.8g-9.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-05-31 02:13:39 UTC
openssl-0.9.8g-9.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 9 Red Hat Product Security 2008-06-04 19:06:16 UTC
This issue was addressed in: