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DoS (Denial of Service)
This includes vulnerabilities ranging from excessive resource consumption (e.g. causing a system to use a lot of memory) to crashing an application or an entire system.
This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.
A vulnerability has been reported in Stunnel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error and can be exploited to corrupt heap memory.
The vulnerability is reported in versions 4.40 and 4.41.
Update to version 4.42.
Reported by the vendor.