000035671 - RSA BSAFE SSL-J v6.2.2.1 False Positive Security Vulnerabilities

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Article Number000035671
Applies ToRSA BSAFE SSL-J v6.2.2.1
CVE IDCVE-2017-3735
Article SummaryThis article provides a list of security vulnerabilities that cannot be exploited on RSA BSAFE SSL-J v6.2.2.1, but which may be flagged by security scanners.
Link to AdvisoriesEach CVE ID listed can be searched using the following link: https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search. Once there, you can search for each CVE ID referenced in this article for more details.
Alert ImpactNot Exploitable
Technical DetailsThe flaw exists but it is not exploitable
Technical Details ExplanationFalse Positive
ResolutionThe vulnerabilities listed in the table below are in order by the date on which BSAFE Engineering determined that the SSL-J v6.2.2.1 was not vulnerable.
  
Embedded ComponentCVE IDSummary of VulnerabilityReason why Product is not VulnerableDate Determined False Positive
SSL-JCVE-2017-3735While parsing an IPAddressFamily extension in an X.509 certificate, it is possible to do a one-byte overread. This would result in an incorrect text display of the certificate. This bug has been present since 2006 and is present in all versions of OpenSSL since then.CVE-2017-3735 is an OpenSSL specific issue. A similar malformed IP Family Address x.509v certificate extension does not affect SSL-J.9/12/2017

 

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