|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-2441|
|Date Published:||28 Dec 2014|
|Last Updated:||26 Nov 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||OpenSSL is an open-source library that implements Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol functionality. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability to create a denial of service condition. The vulnerability is due to an error in the OpenSSL ssl3_get_record() function when handling TLS connections. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw via a specially crafted TLS packet. Successful exploitation could result in termination of the affected service.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: SSL Protection Violation.
Attack Information: OpenSSL TLS Connection Record Handling Denial of Service - Ver2