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EnGarde Patrik Hornik discovered a remotely exploitable denial of service attack in OpenSSL's SSLv2 server code. This update fixes this vulnerability.

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Guardian Digital Security Advisory                    October 03, 2003 |
|  http://www.guardiandigital.com                        ESA-20031003-028 |
|                                                                        |
| Packages: openssl, openssl-misc                                        |
| Summary:  potential DoS.                                               |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

  EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
  to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
  and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.

OVERVIEW
--------
  Patrik Hornik discovered a remotely exploitable denial of service
  attack in OpenSSL's SSLv2 server code.  This update fixes this
  vulnerability.

  Please note that this OpenSSL issue is different from the one addressed
  in ESA-20031003-028.

  Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:

    EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2

  It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.

SOLUTION
--------
  Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
  affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
  Digital WebTool.

  To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:

    https://www.guardiandigital.com/account/

  Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:

  Source Packages:

    SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6-1.0.21.src.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 8e6a1f311a9e12b983438465dfe859f9

  Binary Packages:

    i386/openssl-0.9.6-1.0.21.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 89aa800d466cfd03d3936c983da1a84f

    i386/openssl-devel-0.9.6-1.0.21.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: d177ce1151ba9badb399e8171f6ff8c8

    i386/openssl-misc-0.9.6-1.0.21.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 016e4a3d6d1ef64feb8c59845c815611

    i686/openssl-0.9.6-1.0.21.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: f0cfae60fda9b7017e8fb602167a6b78

    i686/openssl-devel-0.9.6-1.0.21.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: e93c627149f402f5878069d90f948401

    i686/openssl-misc-0.9.6-1.0.21.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 66fe4fb8898543a7be2a94ef44ffda43

REFERENCES
----------
  Guardian Digital's public key:
     http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/ENGARDE-GPG-KEY

  OpenSSL's Official Web Site:
     http://www.openssl.org/

  Guardian Digital Advisories:
     http://infocenter.guardiandigital.com/advisories/

  Security Contact: security@guardiandigital.com

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Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.

 
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