DescriptionThe SSL/TLS server implementation in OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7h and 0.9.8 before 0.9.8a, when using the SSL_OP_MSIE_SSLV2_RSA_PADDING option, disables a verification step that is required for preventing protocol version rollback attacks, which allows remote attackers to force a client and server to use a weaker protocol than needed via a man-in-the-middle attack.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2005:061, published Wed, 19 Oct 2005 12:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:57:09 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:31 2022