Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2010:238)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in openssl that causes a race condition
within the TLS extension parsing code and which can be exploited to
cause a heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2010-3864).

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Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://openssl.org/news/secadv_20101116.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50628 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44884

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3864

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