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

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Synopsis :

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

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
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

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

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0109

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