Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2011:028)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51992
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in openssl :
Incorrectly formatted ClientHello handshake message could cause OpenSSL to parse past the end of the message. This allows an attacker to crash an application using OpenSSL by triggering an invalid memory access. Additionally, some applications may be vulnerable to expose contents of a parsed OCSP nonce extension (CVE-2011-0014).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.