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Denial Of Service Vulnerability in OpenSSL June-09 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host has OpenSSL installed and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A NULL pointer dereference error in ssl/s3_pkt.c file which does not properly check the input packets value via a DTLS ChangeCipherSpec packet that occurs before ClientHello.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenSSL version prior to 0.9.8i on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to OpenSSL version 0.9.8i or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)