OpenSSL < 1.0.0-beta2 Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote server is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote server is running a version of
OpenSSL that is earlier than 1.0.0 beta 2.

A remote attacker can crash the server by sending an out-of-sequence
DTLS handshake message.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?80faf91e
http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=17958
http://voodoo-circle.sourceforge.net/sa/sa-20091012-01.html

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.0 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 17768 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1379
CVE-2009-1387