Secure Computing Corporation Information for VU#104280
Multiple vulnerabilities in SSL/TLS implementations
- Vendor Information Help Date Notified: 30 Sep 2003
- Statement Date:
- Date Updated: 15 Oct 2003
Sidewinder(r) and Sidewinder G2 Firewall(tm) (including all appliances)
Sidewinder v5.x and Sidewinder G2 v6.x are not vulnerable to the arbitrary code execution attacks described in this advisory. The Sidewinder's embedded Type Enforcement technology strictly limits the capabilities of each component which implements SSL. Any attempt to exploit this vulnerability in the SSL library code running on the firewall results in an automatic termination of the attacker's connection and multiple Type Enforcement alarms.
Any component attacked by the denial of service (DOS) attacks described in this advisory is automatically restarted by the firewall's watchdog process without interuption of any active connections. However, under some circumstances this DOS could cause a delay in managing the firewall.
To mitigate this inconvenience, customers should contact Secure Computing Customer Support.
Gauntlet(tm) & e-ppliance
Gauntlet and e-ppliance do not include any components based on OpenSSL, and are thus immune to these vulnerabilities.
The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.
The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.
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