000033311 - RSA BSAFE (MES) OpenSSL Vulnerability (CVE-2016-2842) - False Positive

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Article Number000033311
Applies ToRSA BSAFE Micro Edition Suite (MES): All versions
CVE IDCVE-2016-2842
Article SummaryCVE-2016-2842: The doapr_outch function in crypto/bio/b_print.c in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g does not verify that a certain memory allocation succeeds, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write or memory consumption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long string, as demonstrated by a large amount of ASN.1 data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0799.
Link to Advisorieshttps://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-2842
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-2842
Alert ImpactNot Applicable
Technical DetailsFalse positive
Technical Details ExplanationMES is not affected by this vulnerability on any platform
 

 

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