Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2010:168)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in openssl :

Double free vulnerability in the ssl3_get_key_exchange function in the
OpenSSL client (ssl/s3_clnt.c) in OpenSSL 1.0.0a, 0.9.8, 0.9.7, and
possibly other versions, when using ECDH, allows context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute
arbitrary code via a crafted private key with an invalid prime. NOTE:
some sources refer to this as a use-after-free issue (CVE-2010-2939).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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 : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49078 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-168.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 42306

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2939

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