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MDKSA-2001:065: openssl Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openssl package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:065 (openssl).
The pseudo-random number generator in OpenSSL versions up to 0.9.6a has a design
flaw. By knowing the output of specific PRNG requests, a possible hacker would be able
to acertain the PRNG's internal state and thus predict future PRNG output.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:065
Threat Level: High
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