CVE-2016-2179

2016-08-23T15:19:28
ID RH:CVE-2016-2179
Type redhatcve
Reporter redhat.com
Modified 2021-05-13T05:33:19

Description

It was discovered that the Datagram TLS (DTLS) implementation could fail to release memory in certain cases. A malicious DTLS client could cause a DTLS server using OpenSSL to consume an excessive amount of memory and, possibly, exit unexpectedly after exhausting all available memory.