OpenSSL < 0.9.7c ASN.1 Decoding Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code could be executed on the remote server.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote server is running a version of
OpenSSL that is earlier than 0.9.7c.

A remote attacker could trigger a denial of service or even execute
arbitrary code by using an invalid client certificate.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21247112

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSL 0.9.7c or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 17753 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8732

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0543
CVE-2003-0544
CVE-2003-0545