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Netscape Enterprise Server DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes the remote SSL server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

There is a SSL handshake bug in the remote
secure web server which could lead into a
denial of service.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent your
site from working properly.

Solution : if you are using Netscape Enterprise
Server, there is a patch available at :
http://help.netscape.com/business/filelib.html#SSLHandshake
Or else, report this vulnerability to your vendor.


BugTraq id : 516
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 516

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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