OpenSSL 1.0.1 < 1.0.1g Multiple Vulnerabilities (Heartbleed)

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8194
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The remote web server is running an instance of OpenSSL that might be affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 earlier than 1.0.1g contain the following vulnerabilities:

- Out-of-bounds read flaw that can be triggered through TLS heartbeat extension packets to disclose up to 64kB of memory containing sensitive information, possibly including secret keys. (CVE-2014-0160)

- Improperly implemented Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) could allow nonce disclosure via the 'FLUSH+RELOAD' cache side-channel attack. (CVE-2014-0076)


Upgrade to OpenSSL version 1.0.0g or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8194

Family: Web Servers

Published: 4/8/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5563

Nessus ID: 73404

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/7/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/7/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0076, CVE-2014-0160

BID: 66690, 66363

IAVA: 2015-A-0113, 2014-A-0100

IAVB: 2014-B-0077