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SSA-2005-286-01 OpenSSL

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2005-286-01 OpenSSL

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

New OpenSSL packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1,
10.2, and -current to fix a security issue. Under certain conditions, an
attacker acting as a "man in the middle" may force a client and server to
fall back to the less-secure SSL 2.0 protocol.

More details about this issue may be found here:

http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20051011.txt
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2969




Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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