OpenSSL < 0.9.6m / 0.9.7d Multiple DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2183

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote host is using a version of OpenSSL that is older than 0.9.6m or 0.9.7d There are several vulnerabilities in this version of OpenSSL that may allow an attacker to cause a denial of service against the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.9.6m, 0.9.7d or higher.

See Also

http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20040317.txt

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-03/0165.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2183

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/30

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 5563

Nessus ID: 12110

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openssl:openssl

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0851, CVE-2004-0079, CVE-2004-0081, CVE-2004-0112

BID: 8970, 9899