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Sid 1-18714

Message

SERVER-OTHER OpenSSL TLS connection record handling denial of service attempt

Summary

The ssl3getrecord function in ssl/s3_pkt.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8m allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed record in a TLS connection that triggers a NULL pointer dereference, related to the minor version number. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Impact

CVSS base score 5.0 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

CVE-2010-0740:

CVSS base score 5.0

CVSS impact score 2.9

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact PARTIAL

Detailed information

CVE-2010-0740: The ssl3getrecord function in ssl/s3_pkt.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8m allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed record in a TLS connection that triggers a NULL pointer dereference, related to the minor version number. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Affected systems

  • openssl openssl 0.9.8f
  • openssl openssl 0.9.8g
  • openssl openssl 0.9.8h
  • openssl openssl 0.9.8i
  • openssl openssl 0.9.8j
  • openssl openssl 0.9.8k
  • openssl openssl 0.9.8l
  • openssl openssl 0.9.8m

Ease of attack

CVE-2010-0740:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References