Intrusion Prevention

Openssl.ChaCha20.Poly1305.Heap.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in OpenSSL.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when vulnerable application handles an overly large TLS message. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to crash vulnerable systems or execute arbitrary code on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

OpenSSL 1.1
OpenSSL 1.1.0a
OpenSSL 1.1.0b

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/20161110.txt

CVE References

CVE-2016-7054