Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mod_ssl (MDKSA-2002:020)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Ed Moyle discovered a buffer overflow in mod_ssl's session caching
mechanisms that use shared memory and dbm. This could potentially be
triggered by sending a very long client certificate to the server.

Solution :

Update the affected mod_ssl package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13928 (mandrake_MDKSA-2002-020.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 4189

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0082

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