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SSA-2003-273-01 OpenSSL security update Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2003-273-01 OpenSSL security update
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Upgraded OpenSSL packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0,
9.1, and -current. These fix problems with ASN.1 parsing which
could lead to a denial of service. It is not known whether the
problems could lead to the running of malicious code on the
server, but it has not been ruled out.
We recommend sites that use OpenSSL upgrade to the fixed packages
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.