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10-01-03, 07:31 PM
OpenSSL ASN.1 Encoding Vulnerability -- ALERT

There is no known impact on Windows Systems.

However, if you are running a web server and have installed or are using OpenSSL, your systems may be vulnerable.

People who are not running a web server do not need to worry about this vulnerability.

Systems Affected:

Apple Mac OS X versions prior to 10.2.8
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.0 and 9.0
SSH Communications products
RSA Networks products

Denial of Service on e-commerce servers and web servers is possible when this vulnerability is exploited. Execution of arbitrary code is possible under some conditions.

Administrators are advised to upgrade to the corrected versions of OpenSSL. The updated version can be found at