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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 1 2004-095: openssl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the openssl package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-095 (openssl).

The OpenSSL toolkit provides support for secure communications between
machines. OpenSSL includes a certificate management tool and shared
libraries which provide various cryptographic algorithms and
protocols.

Update Information:

This update includes OpenSSL packages to fix two security issues
affecting OpenSSL 0.9.7a which permit denial of service attacks
CVE
CVE-2004-0079 and CVE CVE-2003-0851.

Also included are updates for the OpenSSL 0.9.6 and 0.9.6b
compatibility libraries included in Fedora Core 1, fixing a separate
issue which could also lead to a denial of service attack
CVE
CVE-2004-0081.



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-095.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8970

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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