Websense Email Security Heartbeat Information Disclosure (Heartbleed)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73758


The remote host has an email security application installed that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of Websense Email Security installed on the remote Windows host contains a bundled version of an OpenSSL DLL file. It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

An out-of-bounds read error, known as the 'Heartbleed Bug', exists related to handling TLS heartbeat extensions that could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information such as primary key material, secondary key material, and other protected content.


Refer to the vendor advisory and apply the necessary patch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73758

File Name: websense_email_security_heartbleed.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/04/29

Modified: 2016/05/19

Dependencies: 69516

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.4

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:websense:websense_email_security

Required KB Items: SMB/Websense Email Security/Path

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0160

BID: 66690

OSVDB: 105465

CERT: 720951

EDB-ID: 32745, 32764, 32791, 32998