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Re: CVE request: openssl: null pointer dereference issue
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:46:07 -0600

On 03/12/2012 11:39 AM, Tomas Hoger wrote:

Note that additional similar issue in mime_param_cmp was fixed in
0.9.8u and 1.0.0h as:
  http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=22252

This can also be triggered by malformed S/MIME message.

The above commit also corrects an issue with the previous mime_hdr_cmp
fix that could cause the function to return either "less than" or
"greater than" when comparing NULL to non-NULL.  There's no known
security impact of this change, it seems it could cause verification /
decryption to fail when it can succeed. Reported by "bla".

Please use CVE-2012-1165 for this issue.


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


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