CVE-2008-1678

NameCVE-2008-1678
DescriptionMemory leak in the zlib_stateful_init function in crypto/comp/c_zlib.c in libssl in OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8h allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via multiple calls, as demonstrated by initial SSL client handshakes to the Apache HTTP Server mod_ssl that specify a compression algorithm.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDTSA-131-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apache2 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.4.10-10+deb8u12fixed
stretch2.4.25-3+deb9u6fixed
stretch (security)2.4.25-3+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid2.4.37-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apache2source(unstable)2.2.8-4medium
apache2sourceetch(not affected)
apache2sourcelenny2.2.8-4~lenny1mediumDTSA-131-1

Notes

[etch] - apache2 <not-affected> (only a problem with openssl 0.9.8f or later)
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=44975

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