|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-0494|
|Date Published:||20 Apr 2015|
|Last Updated:||20 Dec 2017|
|Source:||OpenSSL Project0150319 secadv_20150319|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 0.9.8zf |
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 1.0.0r
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 1.0.1m
OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 1.0.2a
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability exists in OpenSSL. The vulnerability is due to a null pointer dereference error when an OpenSSL application receives and processes a crafted certificate.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: OpenSSL Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: OpenSSL ASN1_TYPE_cmp Denial of Service