Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2012:011)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57724


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in openssl :

OpenSSL 0.9.8s and 1.0.0f does not properly support DTLS applications, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2011-4108 (CVE-2012-0050).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

The openssl0.9.8 packages for 2010.2 have been upgraded to the 0.9.8t version which is not vulnerable to this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57724

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-011.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/01/30

Modified: 2015/09/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl-engines1.0.0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl0.9.8, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl1.0.0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl1.0.0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl1.0.0-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl-engines1.0.0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl0.9.8, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl1.0.0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl1.0.0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl1.0.0-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssl, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0050

BID: 51563

MDVSA: 2012:011