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FreeBSD : OpenSSL -- NULL pointer de-reference (1d56cfc5-3970-11eb-929d-d4c9ef517024)

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The OpenSSL project reports : EDIPARTYNAME NULL pointer de-reference (High) The X.509 GeneralName type is a generic type for representing different types of names. One of those name types is known as EDIPartyName. OpenSSL provides a function GENERAL_NAME_cmp which compares different instances of a GENERAL_NAME to see if they are equal or not. This function behaves incorrectly when both GENERAL_NAMEs contain an EDIPARTYNAME. A NULL pointer dereference and a crash may occur leading to a possible denial of service attack.


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