Vulnerability Details

OpenSSL: Multiple Vulnerabilities (20080528) (Windows)

Published: 2021-08-13 07:06:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
OpenSSL is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

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

Technical Details:
The following vulnerabilities exist: - A flaw in the handling of server name extension data. If OpenSSL has been compiled using the non-default TLS server name extensions, a remote attacker could send a carefully crafted packet to a server application using OpenSSL and cause it to crash. (CVE-2008-0891) - A flaw if the 'Server Key exchange message' is omitted from a TLS handshake. If a client connects to a malicious server with particular cipher suites, the server could cause the client to crash. (CVE-2008-1672)

Affected Versions:
OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8g.

Recommendations:
Update to version 0.9.8h or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0891
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-1672

References:

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20080528.txt

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2021-08-13
Modified
2021-08-16
Category
Denial of Service

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