CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2004-03-17


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

OpenSSL 0.9.6 before 0.9.6d does not properly handle unknown message types, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop), as demonstrated using the Codenomicon TLS Test Tool.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0081 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 RHSA-2004:119 March 17, 2004
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 RHSA-2004:120 March 17, 2004
Red Hat Linux 9 (openssl) RHSA-2004:121 March 17, 2004
Red Hat Stronghold 4 RHSA-2004:139 March 17, 2004

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