Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : stunnel (MDKSA-2003:108)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in stunnel versions 3.24 and earlier,
as well as 4.00, by Steve Grubb. It was found that stunnel leaks a
critical file descriptor that can be used to hijack stunnel's
services.

All users are encouraged to upgrade to these packages. Note that the
version of stunnel provided with Mandrake Linux 9.1 and above is not
vulnerable to this problem.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106260760211958&w=2

Solution :

Update the affected stunnel package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14090 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-108.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0740

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