OpenSSL < 0.9.6m / 0.9.7d Multiple DoS

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2183


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


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.


Upgrade to version 0.9.6m, 0.9.7d or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2183

Family: Web Servers

Published: 8/30/2004

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5563

Nessus ID: 12110

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

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

BID: 8970, 9899