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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:020: 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-2003:020 (openssl).


In an upcoming paper, Brice Canvel (EPFL), Alain Hiltgen (UBS), Serge Vaudenay
(EPFL), and Martin Vuagnoux (EPFL, Ilion) describe and demonstrate a
timing-based attack on CBC ciphersuites in SSL and TLS.
New versions of openssl have been released in response to this vulnerability
(0.9.6i and 0.9.7a). The openssl released with Linux-Mandrake 7.2 and Single
Network Firewall 7.2 has been patched to correct this issue.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:020
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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