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OpenSSL -- Remote Data Injection / DoS

Affected packages
1.0.1 <= openssl < 1.0.1_11
1.0.1 <= mingw32-openssl <= 1.0.1g

Details

VuXML ID 0b8d7194-ca88-11e3-9d8d-c80aa9043978
Discovery 2010-02-09
Entry 2014-04-23

Applications that use SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS, such as nginx, are prone to a race condition which may allow a remote attacker to inject random data into other connections.

References

CVE Name CVE-2010-5298
URL http://www.tedunangst.com/flak/post/analysis-of-openssl-freelist-reuse
URL https://rt.openssl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=2167