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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:161: 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-2006:161 (openssl).

Daniel Bleichenbacher recently described an attack on PKCS #1 v1.5
signatures where an RSA key with a small exponent used could be
vulnerable to forgery of a PKCS #1 v1.5 signature signed by that
key.
Any software using OpenSSL to verify X.509 certificates is potentially
vulnerable to this issue, as well as any other use of PKCS #1 v1.5,
including software uses OpenSSL for SSL or TLS.
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:161
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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