OpenSSL Heartbeat Information Disclosure (Heartbleed)

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801617

Synopsis

The remote service is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description

Versions of OpenSSL 1.0.1 prior to 1.0.1g may contain the following vulnerability:

- A missing bounds check in the handling of the TLS heartbeat extension can be
used to reveal up to 64k of memory to a connected client or server. (CVE-2014-0160)

Solution

Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1g or later.

Alternatively, recompile OpenSSL with the '-DOPENSSL_NO_HEARTBEATS'
flag to disable the vulnerable functionality.

See Also

http://heartbleed.com/

http://eprint.iacr.org/2014/140

http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#2014-0160

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801617

Family: Web Servers

Nessus ID: 73412, 73404

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.4

Temporal Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0160