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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 : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:020
Threat Level: High
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