Intrusion Prevention

OpenSSL.ASN1.Encoding.Negative.Zero.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Memory Corruption Vulnerability in OpenSSL.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable application handles a maliciously crafted SSL/TLS record. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or execute arbitrary code on affected systems.

Affected Products

OpenSSL 1.0.2c and earlier
OpenSSL 1.0.1o and earlier

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160503.txt

CVE References

CVE-2016-2108