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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2937

OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7l and 0.9.8 before 0.9.8d allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and memory consumption) via malformed ASN.1 structures that trigger an improperly handled error condition.
Publish Date : 2006-09-28 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-07-03 2006-09-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2937 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20062937 unix
OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7l and 0.9.8 before 0.9.8d allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10560 unix
RHSA-2006:0695: openssl security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060695 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2937

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7j Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7e Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7k Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7f Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7a Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7g Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7b Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7h Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7c Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7i Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.7d Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8a Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8b Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8c Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openssl Openssl 16

- References For CVE-2006-2937

http://www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/cert_ESSNetwork_XRX07001_v1.pdf CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/29228
XF openssl-asn1-error-dos(29228)
https://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00967144
HP SSRT061213
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2396
VUPEN ADV-2008-2396
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0905/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0905
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2783
VUPEN ADV-2007-2783
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2315
VUPEN ADV-2007-2315
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1401
VUPEN ADV-2007-1401
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0343
VUPEN ADV-2007-0343
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4980
VUPEN ADV-2006-4980
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4761
VUPEN ADV-2006-4761
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4750
VUPEN ADV-2006-4750
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4417
VUPEN ADV-2006-4417
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4264
VUPEN ADV-2006-4264
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4401
VUPEN ADV-2006-4401
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4329
VUPEN ADV-2006-4329
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4327
VUPEN ADV-2006-4327
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4036
VUPEN ADV-2006-4036
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4019
VUPEN ADV-2006-4019
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3936
VUPEN ADV-2006-3936
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3902
VUPEN ADV-2006-3902
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3869
VUPEN ADV-2006-3869
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3860
VUPEN ADV-2006-3860
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3820
VUPEN ADV-2006-3820
http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3069097-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9986131-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200612-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx21/doc/esx-213-200612-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-253-200612-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20248
BID 20248 OpenSSL ASN.1 Structures Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28276
BID 28276 VMware Server 1.0.5 and Workstation 6.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-10-01
http://www.serv-u.com/releasenotes/ CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-353-1
UBUNTU USN-353-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-333A.html
CERT TA06-333A
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx2/doc/esx-202-200612-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0695.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0695
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0629.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0629
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/447318/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060928 rPSA-2006-0175-1 openssl openssl-scripts
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/447393/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060929 rPSA-2006-0175-2 openssl openssl-scripts
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/456546/100/200/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070110 VMware ESX server security updates
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489739/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080318 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_58_openssl.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:058
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.021-openssl.html
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.021
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20060928.txt CONFIRM
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-6.shtml CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200612-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200612-11
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/247744
CERT-VN VU#247744
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:172
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:172
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:177
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:177
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:178
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:178
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_24_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:024
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sr-20061108-openssl.shtml
CISCO 20061108 Multiple Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL library
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1185
DEBIAN DSA-1185
http://www.arkoon.fr/upload/alertes/37AK-2006-06-FR-1.1_FAST360_OPENSSL_ASN1.pdf CONFIRM
http://www.arkoon.fr/upload/alertes/41AK-2006-08-FR-1.1_SSL360_OPENSSL_ASN1.pdf CONFIRM
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/contnetw/ps4162/tsd_products_security_response09186a008077af1b.html
CISCO 20061108 Multiple Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL Library
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201534-1
SUNALERT 201534
http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2374.html CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-220.htm CONFIRM
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461863&group_id=69227 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-260.htm CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200585-1
SUNALERT 200585
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102747-1
SUNALERT 102747
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102668-1
SUNALERT 102668
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016943
SECTRACK 1016943
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.676946
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-272-01
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200610-11
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:23.openssl.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:23.openssl
http://openvpn.net/changelog.html CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497311408250&w=2
HP HPSBOV02683
http://openbsd.org/errata.html#openssl2
OPENBSD [3.9] 20061007 013: SECURITY FIX: October 7, 2006
http://marc.info/?l=bind-announce&m=116253119512445&w=2
MLIST [bind-announce] 20061103 Internet Systems Consortium Security Advisory. [revised]
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000008.html
MLIST [security-announce] 20080317 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
http://kolab.org/security/kolab-vendor-notice-11.txt CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Nov/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-11-28
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-September/049715.html
FULLDISC 20060928 [SECURITY] OpenSSL 0.9.8d and 0.9.7l released
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00849540
HP SSRT071299
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00805100
HP SSRT061239
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01118771
HP HPSBMA02250
http://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-613 CONFIRM
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061001-01-P.asc
SGI 20061001-01-P
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829 CONFIRM
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-007.txt.asc
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-007

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2937

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