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Vulnerability Assessment Details

OpenSSL overflow (generic test)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the behavior of OpenSSL

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote service uses a library which is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote service seems to be using a version of OpenSSL which is
older than 0.9.6e or 0.9.7-beta3.

This version is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which, may permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host with the
rights of the application itself.


Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSL version 0.9.6e (0.9.7beta3) or newer :
http://www.openssl.org

If the remote service is Compaq Insight Manager, please visit
http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/15803.html

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 3004, 5363

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Solar Eclipse / Renaud Deraison

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