Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2010:022)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in openssl :

Memory leak in the zlib_stateful_finish function in
crypto/comp/c_zlib.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8l and earlier and 1.0.0 Beta
through Beta 4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(memory consumption) via vectors that trigger incorrect calls to the
CRYPTO_free_all_ex_data function, as demonstrated by use of SSLv3 and
PHP with the Apache HTTP Server, a related issue to CVE-2008-1678
(CVE-2009-4355).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct thies issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44103 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-022.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31692

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4355

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