Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2014:067)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated openssl packages fix security vulnerability :

The Montgomery ladder implementation in OpenSSL through 1.0.0l does
not ensure that certain swap operations have a constant-time behavior,
which makes it easier for local users to obtain ECDSA nonces via a
FLUSH+RELOAD cache side-channel attack (CVE-2014-0076).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0165.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73443 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66363

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0076

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