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OpenSSL overflow via invalid certificate passing Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the behavior of SSL
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is vulnerable to a heap corruption vulnerability.
The remote host seems to be running a version of OpenSSL which is older
than 0.9.6k or 0.9.7c.
There is a heap corruption bug in this version which might be exploited by an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the rights
of the remote service.
If you are running OpenSSL, upgrade to version 0.9.6k or 0.9.7c or newer.
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
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