OpenSSL < vA.00.09.07l on HP-UX Local Denial of Service

medium Nessus Plugin ID 17770
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The remote server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its banner, the remote server is running a version of OpenSSL that is earlier than vA.00.09.07l on HP-UX. As such, it is is affected by an unspecified local denial of service vulnerability.


Upgrade to OpenSSL vA.00.09.07l or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17770

File Name: openssl_vA_0_9_7l_hpux.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 1/4/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: openssl_version.nasl, os_fingerprint.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openssl:openssl

Required KB Items: openssl/port

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/15/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/15/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5536

BID: 26093