FreeBSD : OpenSSL -- DTLS and TLS 1.1, 1.2 denial of service (dba5d1c9-9f29-11e1-b511-003067c2616f)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59104


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


OpenSSL security team reports :

A flaw in the OpenSSL handling of CBC mode ciphersuites in TLS 1.1, 1.2 and DTLS can be exploited in a denial of service attack on both clients and servers.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59104

File Name: freebsd_pkg_dba5d1c99f2911e1b511003067c2616f.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/05/16

Modified: 2015/09/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2333