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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-200904-08
(OpenSSL: Denial of Service)
The ASN1_STRING_print_ex() function does not properly check the
provided length of a BMPString or UniversalString, leading to an
invalid memory access.
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to print a
specially crafted certificate, possibly leading to a Denial of Service.
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-0.9.8k'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false