SERVER-OTHER OpenSSL SSLv3 warning denial of service attempt
A denial of service flaw was found in OpenSSL 0.9.8, 1.0.1, 1.0.2 through 1.0.2h, and 1.1.0 in the way the TLS/SSL protocol defined processing of ALERT packets during a connection handshake. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make a TLS/SSL server consume an excessive amount of CPU and fail to accept connections from other clients.
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Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.
Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.
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- This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
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