CVE-2016-6308

NameCVE-2016-6308
Descriptionstatem/statem_dtls.c in the DTLS implementation in OpenSSL 1.1.0 before 1.1.0a allocates memory before checking for an excessive length, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted DTLS messages.
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
openssl (PTS)jessie1.0.1t-1+deb8u8fixed
jessie (security)1.0.1t-1+deb8u10fixed
stretch1.1.0f-3+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)1.1.0j-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.1.1a-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
opensslsource(unstable)(not affected)
opensslsourceexperimental1.1.0a-1high

Notes

- openssl <not-affected> (Only affects 1.1)
https://git.openssl.org/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=48c054fec3506417b2598837b8062aae7114c200
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160922.txt

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