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Re: CVE request: openssl: null pointer dereference issue
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:17:20 -0700

On 02/27/2012 07:42 AM, Matthias Weckbecker wrote:
Hi Kurt, Steve, vendors,

bad S/MIME messages with crafted MIME headers can result in a NULL pointer 
dereference in openssl's ans1 parser,

 https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748738
 http://www.mail-archive.com/openssl-dev () openssl org/msg30305.html
 http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=22144

Does it qualify for a CVE?

Thanks, Matthias

Ok did some more research and here's what we got:

First mention of this bug is in 2006:

http://marc.info/?l=openssl-dev&m=115685408414194&w=2

So please use CVE-2006-7248 for this issue.

-- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)


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