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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2009-0008-1 openssl

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Date: Tue Jan 20 2009 - 20:31:22 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0008-1
Published: 2009-01-20
Products:

    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1     rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2     rPath Linux 1
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Severe
Exposure Level Classification:

    Remote Deterministic Vulnerability
Updated Versions:

    openssl=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1/0.9.7f-10.13-1     openssl=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/0.9.8g-7-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System:

    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2942

References:

    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5077     http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20090107.txt

Description:

    Previous versions of OpenSSL do not properly check the return value from     the EVP_VerifyFinal function, which allows remote attackers to bypass     validation of the certificate chain via a malformed SSL/TLS signature     for DSA and ECDSA keys.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0008

Copyright 2009 rPath, Inc.
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