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Chosen message with ID ae-201204-076

System: Many
Topic: Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL
Links: CVE-2012-0884, CVE-2012-1165, CVE-2012-2110, CVE-2012-2131, RHSA-2012-0518, RHSA-2012-0522, ESB-2012.0407, DSA-2454, ESB-2012.0408 , FreeBSD-SA-12:01, ESB-2012.0431
ID: ae-201204-076

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSSL. A weakness in the CMS and PKCS #7 implementations could allow an attacker to decrypt data via a Million Message Attack (MMA). A NULL pointer could be dereferenced when parsing certain S/MIME messages, leading to Denial-of-Service (DoS). A vulnerability in the way DER-encoded ASN.1 data is parsed can result in a heap overflow. Besides this, it has been found that an earlier fix was not complete.
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