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LIN6-11892 : Security Advisory - openssl - CVE-2016-8610

Created: Oct 26, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Oct 27, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


A denial of service flaw was found in the way the SSL/TLS protocol, defined processing of ALERT packets during an SSL handshake. An attacker could use this flaw to DoS servers compiled against cryptographic libraries, which do not allocate an extra thread to process ClientHello packets.

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