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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-15
(OpenSSL: Alternate chains certificate forgery)
During certificate verification, OpenSSL attempts to find an alternative
certificate chain if the first attempt to build such a chain fails.
A remote attacker could cause certain checks on untrusted
certificates to be bypassed, such as the CA flag, enabling them to use a
valid leaf certificate to act as a CA and “issue” an invalid
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.1p'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : false