OpenSSL < 0.9.6m / 0.9.7d Multiple Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote service is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote host is using a version of OpenSSL
which is older than 0.9.6m / 0.9.7d. There are several bugs in such
versions that may allow an attacker to cause a denial of service
against the remote host.

See also :

http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20040317.txt
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-03/0165.html

Solution :

Upgrade to version 0.9.6m / 0.9.7d or newer.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 12110 ()

Bugtraq ID: 9899

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0079
CVE-2004-0081
CVE-2004-0112