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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2002:020: mod_ssl Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the mod_ssl package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:020 (mod_ssl).

Ed Moyle discovered a buffer overflow in mod_ssl's session caching mechanisms
that use shared memory and dbm. This could potentially be triggered by sending a
very long client certificate to the server.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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