FreeBSD : mbedTLS/PolarSSL -- SLOTH attack on TLS 1.2 server authentication (4084168e-b531-11e5-a98c-0011d823eebd)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

ARM Limited reports :

MD5 handshake signatures in TLS 1.2 are vulnerable to the SLOTH attack
on TLS 1.2 server authentication. They have been disabled by default.
Other attacks from the SLOTH paper do not apply to any version of mbed
TLS or PolarSSL.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bea4a1c7
http://www.nessus.org/u?4baf04ca

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87789 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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