Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2008:107)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Testing using the Codenomicon TLS test suite discovered a flaw in the
handling of server name extension data in OpenSSL 0.9.8f and OpenSSL
0.9.8g. If OpenSSL has been compiled using the non-default TLS server
name extensions, a remote attacker could send a carefully crafted
packet to a server application using OpenSSL and cause a crash.
(CVE-2008-0891)

Testing using the Codenomicon TLS test suite discovered a flaw if the
'Server Key exchange message' is omitted from a TLS handshake in
OpenSSL 0.9.8f and OpenSSL 0.9.8g. If a client connects to a malicious
server with particular cipher suites, the server could cause the
client to crash. (CVE-2008-1672)

The updated packages have been patched to fix these flaws.

Note that any applications using this library must be restarted for
the update to take effect.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37882 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-107.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29405

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0891
CVE-2008-1672

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