Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : stunnel (MDVSA-2008:168)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38063


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


A vulnerability was found in the OCSP search functionality in stunnel that could allow a remote attacker to use a revoked certificate that would be successfully authenticated by stunnel (CVE-2008-2420). This flaw only concerns users who have enabled OCSP validation in stunnel.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38063

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-168.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64stunnel-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64stunnel-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64stunnel0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64stunnel0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libstunnel-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libstunnel-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libstunnel0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libstunnel0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:stunnel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2420

MDVSA: 2008:168

CWE: 264