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D(HE)ater is an attacking tool heating the CPU by enforcing DHE KEX in case of TLS and SSH

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D(HE)ater is the proof-of-concept implementation of the D(HE)at attack (CVE-2002-20001). For further information vist PoC code section of the project page.


The code is available under the terms of Apache License Version 2.0. A non-comprehensive, but straightforward description and also the full license text can be found at Choose an open source license website.


D(HE)ater uses CryptoLyzer to check DHE support of TLS/SSH services and also to generate the traffic necessary to perform D(HE)at attack.

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