Apache mod_ssl ssl_hook_Access Error Handling DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Apache running on the remote host with mod_ssl is
affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability under certain
atypical configurations. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to
crash individual child processes or even the entire server, thereby
denying service to legitimate users.

See also :


Solution :

Update the Apache configuration to use 'SSLRequire' whenever
'SSLCipherSuite' is used.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 20386 (apache_mod_ssl_error_document_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 16152

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3357