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VPR Score: 3.4
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-11 (OpenSSL: SSL 2.0 protocol rollback)
Applications setting the SSL_OP_MSIE_SSLV2_RSA_PADDING option (or the SSL_OP_ALL option, that implies it) can be forced by a third-party to fallback to the less secure SSL 2.0 protocol, even if both parties support the more secure SSL 3.0 or TLS 1.0 protocols.
A man-in-the-middle attacker can weaken the encryption used to communicate between two parties, potentially revealing sensitive information.
If possible, disable the use of SSL 2.0 in all OpenSSL-enabled applications.
SolutionAll OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose dev-libs/openssl