Handshake with Unseeded PRNG Vulnerability (CVE-2015-0285)

  Severity: MEDIUM
  CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-0285
  Advisory Date: MAR 19, 2015


This vulnerability is found in the ssl3_client_hello function in s3_clnt.c (OpenSSL 1.0.2 before 1.0.2a). When exploited successfully, it may be possible for remote attackers to bypass cryptographic protections mechanisms via sniffing the network and brute force attack.

Users are advised to upgrade their OpenSSL to version 1.0.2a.