Bug 448495 (CVE-2008-1672) - CVE-2008-1672 openssl: Omit Server Key Exchange message crash
Summary: CVE-2008-1672 openssl: Omit Server Key Exchange message crash
Alias: CVE-2008-1672
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 448690 448691 482112 530522
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Reported: 2008-05-27 09:36 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2021-11-12 19:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2008-06-04 19:06:16 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Upstream patch (1.52 KB, patch)
2008-05-27 09:36 UTC, Tomas Hoger
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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:


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