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Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:17:20 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Matthias Weckbecker <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: openssl: null pointer dereference

On 02/27/2012 07:42 AM, Matthias Weckbecker wrote:
> Hi Kurt, Steve, vendors,
> bad S/MIME messages with crafted MIME headers can result in a NULL pointer 
> dereference in openssl's ans1 parser,
> Does it qualify for a CVE?
> Thanks, Matthias

Ok did some more research and here's what we got:

First mention of this bug is in 2006:

So please use CVE-2006-7248 for this issue.

Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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