OpenSSL 1.0.1 < 1.0.1e Information Disclosure

low Nessus Plugin ID 64620


The remote service may be affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


According to its banner, the remote web server is running a version of OpenSSL 1.0.1 prior to 1.0.1e. The OpenSSL library is, therefore, reportedly affected by an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-0169.

An error exists related to the SSL/TLS/DTLS protocols, CBC mode encryption and response time. An attacker could obtain plaintext contents of encrypted traffic via timing attacks.


Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1e or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 64620

File Name: openssl_1_0_1e.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2/13/2013

Updated: 8/21/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-0169

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openssl:openssl

Required KB Items: installed_sw/OpenSSL

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/4/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0169

BID: 57778