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GLSA: mod_ssl (200303-23)
From: Daniel Ahlberg <aliz () gentoo org>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 11:14:23 +0100

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200303-23
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          PACKAGE : mod_ssl
          SUMMARY : timing based attack
             DATE : 2003-03-25 10:14 UTC
          EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <2.8.14
    FIXED VERSION : >=2.8.14
              CVE : CAN-2003-0147

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- From advisory:

"Researchers have discovered a timing attack on RSA keys, to which
OpenSSL is generally vulnerable, unless RSA blinding has been turned
on."

Read the full advisory at
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20030317.txt

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-www/mod_ssl upgrade to mod_ssl-2.8.14 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge mod_ssl
emerge clean

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aliz () gentoo org - GnuPG key is available at http://cvs.gentoo.org/~aliz
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