Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDKSA-2003:020)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

In an upcoming paper, Brice Canvel (EPFL), Alain Hiltgen (UBS), Serge
Vaudenay (EPFL), and Martin Vuagnoux (EPFL, Ilion) describe and
demonstrate a timing-based attack on CBC ciphersuites in SSL and TLS.

New versions of openssl have been released in response to this
vulnerability (0.9.6i and 0.9.7a). The openssl released with
Linux-Mandrake 7.2 and Single Network Firewall 7.2 has been patched to
correct this issue.

See also :

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20030219.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14005 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-020.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0078

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