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Vulnerability Assessment Details

OpenSSL overflow via invalid certificate passing

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the behavior of SSL

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is vulnerable to a heap corruption vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host seems to be running a version of OpenSSL which is older
than 0.9.6k or 0.9.7c.

There is a heap corruption bug in this version which might be exploited by an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the rights
of the remote service.

Solution :

If you are running OpenSSL, upgrade to version 0.9.6k or 0.9.7c or newer.

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: 8732, 13359

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security

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