Threat Encyclopedia



This indicates an attack attempt against a Memory Corruption vulnerability in the OpenSSL library.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the the software attempts to handle a specially crafted CMS (Cryptographic Message Syntax) structure. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on vulnerable systems.

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OpenSSL 1.1
OpenSSL 1.1.0a
OpenSSL 1.1.0b


Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

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Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.

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