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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1672

OpenSSL 0.9.8f and 0.9.8g allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a TLS handshake that omits the Server Key Exchange message and uses "particular cipher suites," which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
Publish Date : 2008-05-29 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 287

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of OpenSSL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
USN-620-1 -- openssl vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17643 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-2008-1672

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openssl Project Openssl 0.9.8f Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openssl Project Openssl 0.9.8g Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openssl Project Openssl 2

- References For CVE-2008-1672

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg01029.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-4723
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1680
VUPEN ADV-2008-1680
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42667
XF openssl-serverkey-dos(42667)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1937/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1937
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-620-1
UBUNTU USN-620-1
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=738400
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/520586
CERT-VN VU#520586
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:107
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:107
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20080528.txt CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492932/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080602 rPSA-2008-0181-1 openssl openssl-scripts
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29405
BID 29405 OpenSSL Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-06-19
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020122
SECTRACK 1020122
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-08.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200806-08
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=615606 CONFIRM
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.562004
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-210-08
http://cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/2008/advisory-openssl.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1672

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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