Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-IO-Socket-SSL (MDVSA-2011:092)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in perl-IO-Socket-SSL :

IO::Socket::SSL Perl module 1.35, when verify_mode is not VERIFY_NONE,
fails open to VERIFY_NONE instead of throwing an error when a
ca_file/ca_path cannot be verified, which allows remote attackers to
bypass intended certificate restrictions (CVE-2010-4334).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected perl-IO-Socket-SSL package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 54578 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45189

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4334

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