CVE-2009-0590

NameCVE-2009-0590
DescriptionThe ASN1_STRING_print_ex function in OpenSSL before 0.9.8k allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) via vectors that trigger printing of a (1) BMPString or (2) UniversalString with an invalid encoded length.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1763-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs522002

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openssl (PTS)wheezy1.0.1e-2+deb7u20fixed
wheezy (security)1.0.1t-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.0.1t-1+deb8u6fixed
stretch1.1.0f-3fixed
buster, sid1.1.0f-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
opensslsource(unstable)0.9.8g-16low522002
opensslsourceetch0.9.8c-4etch5mediumDSA-1763-1
opensslsourcelenny0.9.8g-15+lenny1mediumDSA-1763-1
openssl097sourceetch0.9.7k-3.1etch3mediumDSA-1763-1

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