OpenSSL < 0.9.6e Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote server is affected by multiple SSL-related

Description :

According to its banner, the remote server is running a version of
OpenSSL that is earlier than 0.9.6e. Such versions have the following
vulnerabilities :

- On 64 bit architectures, these versions are vulnerable
to a buffer overflow that leads to a denial of service.

- Buffer overflows allow a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2002-0656)

- A remote attacker can trigger a denial of service by
sending invalid ASN.1 data. (CVE-2002-0659)

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSL 0.9.6e or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 17746 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5362

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0655