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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BlackBerry Link Vendors:   Research In Motion Limited
BlackBerry Link OpenSSL TLS Heartbeat Buffer Overread Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030074
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030074
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0160   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BlackBerry Link. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A remote user can trigger a buffer overread in the processing of the TLS heartbeat extension to obtain up to 64k of memory (per heartbeat request), potentially including encryption keys.

[Editor's note: This vulnerability is known as the OpenSSL heartbleed vulnerability.]

Neel Mehta of Google Security and researchers from Codenomicon reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information, including encryption keys.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB35882

Vendor URL:  www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB35882 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Sun, 13 Apr 2014 04:32:57 +0000
Subject:  http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB35882


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