Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDKSA-2005:096)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Colin Percival reported a cache timing attack that could be used to
allow a malicious local user to gain portions of cryptographic keys
(CVE-2005-0109). The OpenSSL library has been patched to add a new
fixed-window mod_exp implementation as default for RSA, DSA, and DH
private key operations. The patch was designed to mitigate cache
timing and possibly related attacks.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18434 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-096.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0109

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now