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Category:   Application (VPN)  >   OpenSSL Vendors:
(HP Issues Fix for HP-UX) OpenSSL DTLS Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026588
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0050   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 26 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.9.8s, 1.0.0f
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSL. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The fix to correct the Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) vulnerability referenced by CVE-2011-4108 [Alert ID 1026485] introduced a flaw. A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

Only DTLS applications using OpenSSL 1.0.0f and 0.9.8s are affected.

Antonio Martin, Enterprise Secure Access Research and Development, Cisco Systems, Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix.

The HP advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)
Underlying OS Comments:  B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jan 19 2012 OpenSSL DTLS Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service

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