Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2010:248)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51070
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in openssl :
OpenSSL before 0.9.8q, and 1.0.x before 1.0.0c, when SSL_OP_NETSCAPE_REUSE_CIPHER_CHANGE_BUG is enabled, does not properly prevent modification of the ciphersuite in the session cache, which allows remote attackers to force the use of an unintended cipher via vectors involving sniffing network traffic to discover a session identifier (CVE-2010-4180).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.