A vulnerability has been reported in OpenSSL, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the verification of certain signatures. If an RSA key with exponent 3 is used, it may be possible to forge a PKCS #1 v1.5 signature signed by that key.
The vulnerability is reported in versions 0.9.7j and 0.9.8b. Prior versions may also be affected.
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