Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2012:073)

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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 :

A flaw in the OpenSSL handling of CBC mode ciphersuites in DTLS can be
exploited in a denial of service attack on both clients and servers
(CVE-2012-2333).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20120510.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59087 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53476

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2333

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