000033728 - RSA Authentication Manager 8.x Security Vulnerability for OpenSSL (CVE-2016-2180) - False Positive

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Article Number000033728
Applies ToAM 8.x Virtual Appliance
AM 8.x Hardware Appliance
CVE IDCVE-2016-2180
Article Summary

CVE-2016-2180


Description


The TS_OBJ_print_bio function in crypto/ts/ts_lib.c in the X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Time-Stamp Protocol (TSP) implementation in OpenSSL through 1.0.2h allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted time-stamp file that is mishandled by the "openssl ts" command.


Response


The flaw exists but cannot be exploited.


RSA Authentication Manager does not use the vulnerable OpenSSL Public Key Infrastructure Time-Stamp Protocol.
Link to Advisorieshttp://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-2180
Alert ImpactNot Exploitable
Technical DetailsThe flaw exists but it is not exploitable
ResolutionThe flaw exists but cannot be exploited.  Authentication Manager does not use the vulnerable OpenSSL Public Key Infrastructure Time-Stamp Protocol.

 

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