Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2012:011)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in openssl :

OpenSSL 0.9.8s and 1.0.0f does not properly support DTLS applications,
which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via
unspecified vectors. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an
incorrect fix for CVE-2011-4108 (CVE-2012-0050).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

The openssl0.9.8 packages for 2010.2 have been upgraded to the 0.9.8t
version which is not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20120118.txt

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 : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57724 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51563

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0050

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