Intrusion Prevention

OpenSSL.DTLS.Handshake.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial Of Service vulnerability in OpenSSL.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the application when handling a crafted DTLS Handshake message. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a Denial-of-Service condition via crafted packets.

Affected Products

OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 1.0.1i

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140806.txt

CVE References

CVE-2014-3506