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OpenSSL Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities (20140605 - 3) - Windows

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/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 multiple denial of service (DoS) vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

The following flaws exist: - CVE-2014-0198: A flaw in the do_ssl3_write function can allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a NULL pointer dereference. This flaw only affects OpenSSL 1.0.0 and 1.0.1 where SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS is enabled, which is not the default and not common. - CVE-2010-5298: A race condition in the ssl3_read_bytes function can allow remote attackers to inject data across sessions or cause a denial of service. This flaw only affects multithreaded applications using OpenSSL 1.0.0 and 1.0.1, where SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS is enabled, which is not the default and not common.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenSSL version 1.0.0 through 1.0.0l and 1.0.1 through 1.0.1g.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 1.0.0m, 1.0.1h or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)