Bug 908423 (CVE-2013-1621) - CVE-2013-1621 polarssl: out-of-bounds comparison flaw leads to DoS
Summary: CVE-2013-1621 polarssl: out-of-bounds comparison flaw leads to DoS
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-1621
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 907982
Blocks: 907592
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Reported: 2013-02-06 16:47 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 19:25 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: polarssl 1.2.5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-03-22 06:00:33 UTC


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Description Vincent Danen 2013-02-06 16:47:06 UTC
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 16:50:57 UTC
Created polarssl tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 907982]


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