3009008 – Vulnerability in SSL 3.0 Could Allow Information Disclosure – Version: 1.0

Revision Note: V1.0 (October 14, 2014): Advisory published
Summary: Microsoft is aware of detailed information that has been published describing a new method to exploit a vulnerability in SSL 3.0, affecting the Windows operating system. This vulnerability affects the protocol itself and is not specific to the Windows operating system. This is an information disclosure vulnerability that allows the decryption of encrypted SSL 3.0 traffic. This vulnerability impacts HTTPS traffic, since the browser is the primary attack vector, and all web traffic served via HTTPS or mixed content HTTP/HTTPS is affected. We are not aware of a way to exploit this vulnerability in other protocols or components and we are not aware of attacks that try to use the reported vulnerability at this time. Considering the attack scenario, this vulnerability is not considered high risk to customers.

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