OpenSSL < 0.9.6l 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 0.9.6l.

A remote attacker can trigger a denial of service by using an invalid
client certificate.

See also :

http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20031104.txt
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106796246511667&w=2

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSL 0.9.6l 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: 17749 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8970

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0851