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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200902-02
(OpenSSL: Certificate validation error)
The Google Security Team reported that several functions incorrectly
check the result after calling the EVP_VerifyFinal() function, allowing
a malformed signature to be treated as a good signature rather than as
an error. This issue affects the signature checks on DSA and ECDSA keys
used with SSL/TLS.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability and spoof arbitrary
names to conduct Man-In-The-Middle attacks and intercept sensitive
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/openssl-0.9.8j'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35673 (gentoo_GLSA-200902-02.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5077
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