OpenSSL 1.0.0 < 1.0.0-beta2 DoS

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 1.0.0 prior to 1.0.0 beta 2.

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

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.0 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 17768 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35138

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1379

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