DescriptionMemory leak in PolarSSL before 1.3.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of ClientHello messages. NOTE: this identifier was SPLIT from CVE-2014-8628 per ADT3 due to different affected versions.
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)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
polarssl (PTS)jessie1.3.9-2.1+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)1.3.9-2.1+deb8u4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
polarsslsourcesqueeze(not affected)
polarsslsourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - polarssl <not-affected> (Affects only 1.3.x series)
[squeeze] - polarssl <not-affected> (Affects only 1.3.x series)

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