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OpenSSL 0.9.7-beta Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

OpenSSL is prone to a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A buffer overflow when Kerberos is enabled allowed attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a long master key.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenSSL version 0.9.7-beta1 to 0.9.7-beta3 when Kerberos is enabled.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 0.9.7 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)