OpenSSL J-PAKE security bypass
|openssl-jpake-security-bypass (63636)||Medium Risk|
OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the J-PAKE implementation. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to authenticate without the shared secret.
Upgrade to the latest version of OpenSSL (1.0.0c or later), available from the OpenSSL Web site. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- HP Security Bulletin HPSBOV02670 SSRT100475: HP OpenVMS running SSL, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Disclosure of Information, Unauthorized Modification.
- IBM Security Bulletin 1627934: IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise for UNIX is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL.
- IBM Security Bulletin 1633107: IBM Sterling Connect:Express for UNIX is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL.
- IBM Security Bulletin 1637929: IBM Tivoli Netcool System Service Monitors/Application Service Monitors is affected by multiple OpenSSL vulnerabilities.
- OpenSSL Security Advisory [2 December 2010]: OpenSSL Ciphersuite Downgrade Attack.
- BID-45163: OpenSSL J-PAKE Security Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-4252: OpenSSL before 1.0.0c, when J-PAKE is enabled, does not properly validate the public parameters in the J-PAKE protocol, which allows remote attackers to bypass the need for knowledge of the shared secret, and successfully authenticate, by sending crafted values in each round of the protocol.
- OSVDB ID: 69657: OpenSSL J-PAKE Public Parameter Validation Shared Secret Authentication Bypass
- SA57353: IBM Storage System DS8870 OpenSSL Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1024823: OpenSSL J-PAKE Validation Error Lets Remote Users Validate Without Shared Secret Key
- HP SSL for OpenVMS 1.4
- IBM Netcool System Service Monitor 4.0
- IBM Sterling Connect Enterprise for UNIX 1.4
- IBM Sterling Connect Enterprise for UNIX 1.5
- IBM Sterling Connect Enterprise for UNIX 2.4
- IBM Sterling Connect Enterprise for UNIX 2.5
- OpenSSL OpenSSL 0.9.8h
- OpenSSL OpenSSL 0.9.8i
- OpenSSL OpenSSL 0.9.8j
- OpenSSL OpenSSL 0.9.8k
- OpenSSL OpenSSL 0.9.8l
- OpenSSL OpenSSL 0.9.8m
- OpenSSL OpenSSL 1.0.0
Dec 02, 2010
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