Intrusion Prevention

SSL.Renegotiation.DoS

Description

This indicates a Denial of Service attack attempt against a SSL server by exploiting the SSL renegotiation feature to trigger a large amount of renegotiations via a single TCP connection.

Affected Products

Any SSL server

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

This signature's action can be set to "Block" to protect against this threat.

CVE References

CVE-2011-1473