Threat Encyclopedia

OpenSSL.Heartbleed.Attack

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This indicates an attack attempt against an Information Disclosure vulnerability in OpenSSL.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation in the application when handling a crafted SSL Heartbeat request. A remote attacker can exploit this to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information via the crafted SSL request.

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OpenSSL 1.01 and 1.02

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Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

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Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140407.txt

CVE References

CVE-2014-0160

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