December 2, 2009

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 200912-01 (Normal): openssl

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in OpenSSL:

  • Marsh Ray of PhoneFactor and Martin Rex of SAP independently reported that the TLS protocol does not properly handle session renegotiation requests (CVE-2009-3555).
  • The MD2 hash algorithm is no longer considered to be cryptographically strong, as demonstrated by Dan Kaminsky. Certificates using this algorithm are no longer accepted (CVE-2009-2409).
  • Daniel Mentz and Robin Seggelmann reported the following vulnerabilities related to DTLS: A use-after-free flaw (CVE-2009-1379) and a NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2009-1387) in the dtls1_retrieve_buffered_fragment() function in src/d1_both.c, multiple memory leaks in the dtls1_process_out_of_seq_message() function in src/d1_both.c (CVE-2009-1378), and a processing error related to a large amount of DTLS records with a future epoch in the dtls1_buffer_record() function in ssl/d1_pkt.c (CVE-2009-1377)...
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