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Mandriva: Updated perl-Net_SSLeay packages fix vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena discovered that the perl Net::SSLeay module used the file /tmp/entropy as a fallback entropy source if a proper source was not set via the environment variable EGD_PATH. This could potentially lead to weakened cryptographic operations if an attacker was able to provide a /tmp/entropy file with known content. The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:023
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : perl-Net_SSLeay
 Date    : January 26, 2006
 Affected: 10.1, 10.2, 2006.0, Corporate 3.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena discovered that the perl Net::SSLeay
 module used the file /tmp/entropy as a fallback entropy source if a
 proper source was not set via the environment variable EGD_PATH.  This
 could potentially lead to weakened cryptographic operations if an
 attacker was able to provide a /tmp/entropy file with known content.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0106
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 10.1:
 745c88ffafb7cec13b0db84911bd82e1  10.1/RPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 87d1a8df8d27efa75bed071293321bc0  10.1/SRPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.1/X86_64:
 1959cfe8f68e744a99f6f8191b4a6093  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 87d1a8df8d27efa75bed071293321bc0  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.2:
 e1bcdfb33a1010725f67cb64a045c716  10.2/RPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
 ac2647e198657a97a7745ebb7f80049e  10.2/SRPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.2/X86_64:
 88c10a807674653ce10317ce49614c21  x86_64/10.2/RPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
 ac2647e198657a97a7745ebb7f80049e  x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 340b4d2ad0d1d77764899221e317dc5e  2006.0/RPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 c08d4032e9c9d7fb81749ffc7b8f8b7f  2006.0/SRPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 30b18d4d798dc2b9354a2fac2e938802  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 c08d4032e9c9d7fb81749ffc7b8f8b7f  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 52a48ee590bf9b386af74308f74d1569  corporate/3.0/RPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 5f10e7c1355d60304f43ae04c896b363  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 344dfac9fc97b91fa1b2827e3408a02d  x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 5f10e7c1355d60304f43ae04c896b363  x86_64/corporate/3.0/SRPMS/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-4.1.C30mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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