Intrusion Prevention

OpenSSL.ssl23.get.client.hello.Function.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service Vulnerability in OpenSSL.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when vulnerable application handles a maliciously crafted SSL3 record. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on affected systems.

Affected Products

OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 0.9.8zd
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 1.0.0p
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 1.0.1k

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_20150108.txt

CVE References

CVE-2014-3569