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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0740

The ssl3_get_record function in ssl/s3_pkt.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8m allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed record in a TLS connection that triggers a NULL pointer dereference, related to the minor version number. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2010-03-26 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of openssl as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
"Record of death" vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20741 unix
HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Remote Unauthorized Information Disclosure, Unauthorized Data Modification, Denial of Service (Do... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11731 unix
Vulnerability in OpenSSL 0.9.8f through 0.9.8m, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25065 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0740

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8m Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8h Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8i Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8j Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8k Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8f Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8l Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openssl Openssl 0.9.8g Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openssl Openssl 8

- References For CVE-2010-0740
VUPEN ADV-2010-0933
MLIST [syslog-ng-announce] 20110110 syslog-ng Premium Edition 3.0.6a has been released
MLIST [syslog-ng-announce] 20110110 syslog-ng Premium Edition 3.2.1a has been released CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-0710
BUGTRAQ 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
SECTRACK 1023748
APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-06-23-1
VUPEN ADV-2010-0839

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0740

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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