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.
Published 2006-09-28 18:07:00
Updated 2018-10-18 16:43:57
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-2937

14.58%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-2937

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2006-2937

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-2937

  • Red Hat 2007-03-14
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References for CVE-2006-2937

Products affected by CVE-2006-2937

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