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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2001:065: 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 MDKSA-2001:065 (openssl).


The pseudo-random number generator in OpenSSL versions up to 0.9.6a has a design
flaw. By knowing the output of specific PRNG requests, a possible hacker would be able
to acertain the PRNG's internal state and thus predict future PRNG output.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:065
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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