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OpenSSL Handshake with unseeded PRNG (CVE-2015-0285)

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OpenSSL Handshake with unseeded PRNG (CVE-2015-0285)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/19/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/20/2015
Modified
11/30/2016

Description

The ssl3_client_hello function in s3_clnt.c in OpenSSL 1.0.2 before 1.0.2a does not ensure that the PRNG is seeded before proceeding with a handshake, which makes it easier for remote attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms by sniffing the network and then conducting a brute-force attack.

Solution(s)

  • http-openssl-1_0_2-upgrade-1_0_2_a

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