Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2010:022)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44103
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSome vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in openssl :
Memory leak in the zlib_stateful_finish function in crypto/comp/c_zlib.c in OpenSSL 0.9.8l and earlier and 1.0.0 Beta through Beta 4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors that trigger incorrect calls to the CRYPTO_free_all_ex_data function, as demonstrated by use of SSLv3 and PHP with the Apache HTTP Server, a related issue to CVE-2008-1678 (CVE-2009-4355).
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.
The updated packages have been patched to correct thies issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.