GLSA-200710-06 : OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200710-06
(OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Moritz Jodeit reported an off-by-one error in the
SSL_get_shared_ciphers() function, resulting from an incomplete fix of
CVE-2006-3738. A flaw has also been reported in the
BN_from_montgomery() function in crypto/bn/bn_mont.c when performing
Montgomery multiplication.

Impact :

A remote attacker sending a specially crafted packet to an application
relying on OpenSSL could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application. A local attacker could
perform a side channel attack to retrieve the RSA private keys.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/openssl-0.9.8e-r3'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26946 (gentoo_GLSA-200710-06.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3738