GLSA-201601-05 : OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201601-05
(OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL. Please review
the upstream advisory and CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Note that the list includes CVE identifiers for an older OpenSSL Security
Advisory (3 Dec 2015) for which we have not issued a GLSA before.

Impact :

A remote attacker could disclose a server’s private DH exponent, or
complete SSLv2 handshakes using ciphers that have been disabled on the

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.2f'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88586 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1794

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