Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mod_ssl (MDKSA-2004:054)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A stack-based buffer overflow exists in the ssl_util_uuencode_binary
function in ssl_engine_kernel.c in mod_ssl for Apache 1.3.x. When
mod_ssl is configured to trust the issuing CA, a remote attacker may
be able to execute arbitrary code via a client certificate with a long
subject DN.

The provided packages are patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected mod_ssl package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14153 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-054.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0488

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