FreeBSD : OpenSSL ChangeCipherSpec denial-of-service vulnerability (68233cba-7774-11d8-89ed-0020ed76ef5a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37800


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


A remote attacker could cause an application using OpenSSL to crash by performing a specially crafted SSL/TLS handshake.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37800

File Name: freebsd_pkg_68233cba777411d889ed0020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openssl-beta, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/03/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0079

BID: 9899

OSVDB: 4317

CERT: 288574

FreeBSD: SA-04:05.openssl