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GLSA: stunnel (200303-24)
From: Daniel Ahlberg <aliz () gentoo org>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 18:55:16 +0100

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200303-24
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          PACKAGE : stunnel
          SUMMARY : timing based attack
             DATE : 2003-03-25 17:55 UTC
          EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <3.22-r2 (unstable: <4.04)
    FIXED VERSION : >=3.22-r2 (unstable: >=4.04)
              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-misc/stunnel upgrade to stunnel-3.22-r2 (unstable: stunnel-4.04) 
as follows:

emerge sync
emerge stunnel
emerge clean

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