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[DSA875] DSA-875-1 openssl094

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-875-1 openssl094

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Yutaka Oiwa discovered a vulnerability in the Open Secure Socket Layer
(OpenSSL) library that can permit a possible hacker to perform active
protocol-version rollback attacks that could lead to the use of the
weaker SSL 2.0 protocol even though both ends support SSL 3.0 or TLS
The following matrix explains which version in which distribution has
this problem corrected.
We recommend that you upgrade your libssl packages.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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