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OpenSSL: DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2004-0081) (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

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

OpenSSL is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Some unknown message types were handled incorrectly, allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (infinite loop).

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenSSL 0.9.6 through 0.9.6c.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update OpenSSL to version 0.9.6d or later. See the references for more details.

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