OpenSSL < 0.9.6f Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote server is running a version of
OpenSSL that is earlier than 0.9.6f.

A remote attacker can trigger a denial of service by sending a
specially crafted SSLv2 CLIENT_MASTER_KEY message.

See also :

http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=7659
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/339948

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSL 0.9.6f or later.

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: 17747 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8746

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1568