Intrusion Prevention

OpenSSL.DTLS.Handshake.reassemble_fragment.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial Of Service vulnerability in OpenSSL.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the application when reassembling crafted DTLS messages. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial-of-service condition via crafted packets.

Affected Products

OpenSSL Project OpenSSL prior to 1.0.1i

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140806.txt

CVE References

CVE-2014-3505