Vulnerability CVE-2008-0227


Published: 2008-01-10   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
yaSSL 1.7.5 and earlier, as used in MySQL and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a Hello packet containing a large size value, which triggers a buffer over-read in the HASHwithTransform::Update function in hash.cpp.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Multiple vulnerabilities in yaSSL 1.7.5
Luigi Auriemma
11.01.2008

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Yassl -> Yassl 

 References:
http://bugs.mysql.com/33814
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-23.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3531
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1478
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:150
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485810/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27140
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-588-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0560/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39433

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