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CVE-2006-2940

Published: 28 September 2006

OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7l, 0.9.8 before 0.9.8d, and earlier versions allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via parasitic public keys with large (1) "public exponent" or (2) "public modulus" values in X.509 certificates that require extra time to process when using RSA signature verification.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
openssl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

openssl097
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage