GLSA-200808-08 : stunnel: Security bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200808-08
(stunnel: Security bypass)

An unspecified bug in the OCSP search functionality of stunnel has been
discovered.

Impact :

A remote attacker can use a revoked certificate that would be
successfully authenticated by stunnel. This issue only concerns the
users who have enabled the OCSP validation in stunnel.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200808-08.xml

Solution :

All stunnel users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/stunnel-4.24'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33854 (gentoo_GLSA-200808-08.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2420