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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
sol15329: SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS vulnerability
CVE-2014-0198 Security AdvisorySecurity Advisory
16 June 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: F5 BIG-IP APM
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0198
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sol15329: SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS vulnerability CVE-2014-0198 Security
Original Publication Date: 06/13/2014
The do_ssl3_write function in s3_pkt.c in OpenSSL 1.x through 1.0.1g, when
SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS is enabled, does not properly manage a buffer pointer
during certain recursive calls, which allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via vectors
that trigger an alert condition. (CVE-2014-0198)
A remote attacker could cause a denial-of-service (DoS).
F5 Product Development has assigned ID 465339 to this vulnerability, and has
evaluated the currently supported releases for potential vulnerability.
To determine if your release is known to be vulnerable, the components or
features that are affected by the vulnerability, and for information about
releases or hotfixes that address the vulnerability, refer to the following
Product Versions known to be vulnerable Versions known to be not vulnerable Vulnerable component or feature
BIG-IP APM 11.5.0 - 11.5.1 11.0.0 - 11.4.1 curl-apd
10.1.0 - 10.2.4
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