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Free Scanning Tool Promises To Find Heartbleed On Any Device
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RyanSepe
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RyanSepe,
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4/22/2014 | 9:33:19 AM
Narrowing the Scope
I have not yet tested this tool but it seems very impressive. I would imagine their method of scanning is proprietary but I would be interested to see why, according to the article, their scanner can support these functionalities and why other scanners are failing to detect. Also, has anyone tested this tool and in the results of the scan will it provide you with the verion of OpenSSL or only the version with Heartbleed? The main functionality of this scanner is the Heartbleed vulnerability but from a business standpoint it would be helpful to quickly identify servers via a scanner.
Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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4/22/2014 | 12:52:40 PM
Re: Narrowing the Scope
I hsve to second Ryan's call for someone to report on their experience with this tool. Is it working as promosed?
Robert McDougal
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Robert McDougal,
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4/22/2014 | 9:26:52 PM
Re: Narrowing the Scope
I have already tested my corporate environment using both the Nessus Heart Bleed plugin (http://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=73412) and this python script (https://gist.github.com/eelsivart/10174134) as well as actually attempting to exploit random machines with this exploit (http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/32791/)

In all of my testing all three methods found the same machines vulnerable.  Tomorrow I will use the crowdstrike tool and compare the results.  I will report back then.
Robert McDougal
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Robert McDougal,
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4/23/2014 | 12:51:20 PM
Testing of Tool
After testing the CrowdStrike tool I can confirm that it was able to identify all of the servers I was able to identify previously.  However, at least in my environment, it did not identify any new servers which were vulnerable.
DarkReadingTim
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DarkReadingTim,
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4/23/2014 | 1:32:41 PM
Heartbleed scanners -- good step for the community
While there has been some criticism of the free Heartbleed scanners' ability to catch every instance of the vulnerability, I think it's worth giving the vendors some kudos for their efforts. Several of the free tools came out within days of the vulnerability disclosure, and most of the tools that were rolled out were at no cost. The tools may not be perfect, but it's good to see the community responding quickly to a big problem without necessarily looking to make a buck on it.


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