DescriptionOpenSSL 0.9.6 and 0.9.7 does not properly track the number of characters in certain ASN.1 inputs, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an SSL client certificate that causes OpenSSL to read past the end of a buffer when the long form is used.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SuSE-SA:2003:043, published Wednesday, Oct 1st 2003 16:12 MET