GLSA-201402-25 : OpenSSL: Denial of Service

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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-201402-25
(OpenSSL: Denial of Service)

A flaw in the ssl3_take_mac function can result in a NULL pointer

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted TLS handshake,
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All OpenSSL 1.0.1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.1f'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72639 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64691

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4353