Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2011:136)

low Nessus Plugin ID 56324

Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in openssl :

The elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) subsystem in OpenSSL 1.0.0d and earlier, when the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) is used for the ECDHE_ECDSA cipher suite, does not properly implement curves over binary fields, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to determine private keys via a timing attack and a lattice calculation (CVE-2011-1945).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 56324

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-136.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 9/29/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl0.9.8, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl0.9.8-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl0.9.8-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl0.9.8, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl0.9.8-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl0.9.8-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssl, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/28/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1945

BID: 47888

MDVSA: 2011:136