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Red Hat OpenSSL Improper Unknown Message Handling Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:902

OpenSSL 0.9.6 before 0.9.6d does not properly handle unknown message types which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) as demonstrated using the Codenomicon TLS Test Tool.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Linux 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0081
Product(s):
  • OpenSSL