Bug 908423 - (CVE-2013-1621) CVE-2013-1621 polarssl: out-of-bounds comparison flaw leads to DoS
CVE-2013-1621 polarssl: out-of-bounds comparison flaw leads to DoS
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20130204,reported=2...
: Security
Depends On: 907982
Blocks: 907592
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Reported: 2013-02-06 11:47 EST by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2013-03-22 02:00 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: polarssl 1.2.5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-03-22 02:00:33 EDT
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Description Vincent Danen 2013-02-06 11:47:06 EST
In addition to the fix for CVE-2013-0169, PolarSSL 1.2.5 corrects the following problem:

"PolarSSL ... The code does not sanity check padlen before running
the padding check, meaning that out-of-bounds comparisons may be
made" (a possible denial-of-service issue for some applications)
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2013-02-06 11:50:57 EST
Created polarssl tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 907982]

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