Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2014:080)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73931


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


Updated openssl packages fix security vulnerability :

A NULL pointer dereference bug in OpenSSL 1.0.1g and earlier in so_ssl3_write() could possibly allow an attacker to cause generate an SSL alert which would cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2014-0198).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73931

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-080.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/09

Modified: 2014/08/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:lib64openssl1.0.0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssl, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0198

BID: 67193

MDVSA: 2014:080