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LIN6-11727 : Security Advisory - openssl - CVE-2016-2182

Created: Aug 26, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 29, 2016
Found In Version: 6.0
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Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


An out-of-bounds write vulnerability was found to be caused by not checking errors in BN_bn2dec(). If an oversize BIGNUM is presented to BN_bn2dec() it can cause BN_div_word() to fail and not reduce the value of 't' resulting in OOB writes to the bn_data buffer and eventually crashing.

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