Threat Encyclopedia

OpenSSL.Large.DH.Parameter.DoS

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service Vulnerability in OpenSSL.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted server response. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

OpenSSL 1.0.2-1.0.2o
OpenSSL 1.1.0-1.1.0h

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20180612.txt

CVE References

CVE-2018-0732