Security Bulletin: Malformed ECParameters causes infinite loop (CVE-2015-1788)
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IBM Cloud Manager with Openstack is vulnerable to a denial of service which could allow a remote attacker to expoit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when processing an ECParameters structure over a specially crafted binary polynomial field. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103778 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack 4.2.0 through 22.214.171.124
IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack 4.3.0 through 126.96.36.199
|IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack||4.2.0||None||IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack 4.2 interim fix 2 for fix pack 3:
|IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack||4.3.0||None||IBM Cloud Manager with Openstack 4.3 fix pack 4:
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