OpenSSL 1.0.2 < 1.0.2f Information Disclosure

low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9465
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The remote web server is running an outdated instance of OpenSSL and that is affected by an Information Disclosure vulnerability.


According to its banner, the version of OpenSSL on the remote host is 1.0.2 prior to 1.0.2f and is affected by a flaw in the 'DH_check_pub_key()' function in 'crypto/dh/dh_check.c' that is triggered when generating DH parameters based on unsafe primes. By completing multiple handshakes with a peer, a remote attacker can potentially disclose the peer's private DH exponent.


Upgrade OpenSSL to version 1.0.2f or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 9465

Family: Web Servers

Published: 8/5/2016

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5563

Nessus ID: 89543

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.3

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

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


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/28/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0701

BID: 82233