OpenSSL < 0.9.7l / 0.9.8d Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3755
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Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The remote host is using a version of OpenSSL that is older than 0.9.6m or 0.9.7d There are several bugs in this version of OpenSSL that may allow an attacker to either execute remote code or cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.9.7l, 0.9.8d or higher.

See Also

http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20060928.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3755

Family: Web Servers

Published: 9/28/2006

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5563

Nessus ID: 17757

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/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-2006-2940, CVE-2006-2937, CVE-2006-3738

BID: 20249, 20248, 20247