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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2002:020: mod_ssl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mod_ssl package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:020 (mod_ssl).

Ed Moyle discovered a buffer overflow in mod_ssl's session caching mechanisms
that use shared memory and dbm. This could potentially be triggered by sending a
very long client certificate to the server.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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