Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDKSA-2006:161)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Daniel Bleichenbacher recently described an attack on PKCS #1 v1.5
signatures where an RSA key with a small exponent used could be
vulnerable to forgery of a PKCS #1 v1.5 signature signed by that key.

Any software using OpenSSL to verify X.509 certificates is potentially
vulnerable to this issue, as well as any other use of PKCS #1 v1.5,
including software uses OpenSSL for SSL or TLS.

Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

See also :

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20060905.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23905 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-161.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19849

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4339
CVE-2006-5201
CVE-2006-7140

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