Intrusion Prevention

OpenSSL.DTLS.Invalid.Handshake.Handling.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial Of Service vulnerability in OpenSSL.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation in the application when handling a crafted SSL hello message. An attacker can exploit this to cause a Denial-of-Service condition via a crafted packet.

Affected Products

OpenSSL 0.9.8
OpenSSL 1.0.0
OpenSSL 1.0.1

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_20140605.txt

CVE References

CVE-2014-0221