[SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: openssl-1.0.0h-1.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-03-24 22:44:07

Name        : openssl
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 1.0.0h
Release     : 1.fc16
URL         : http://www.openssl.org/
Summary     : A general purpose cryptography library with TLS implementation
Description :
The OpenSSL toolkit provides support for secure communications between
machines. OpenSSL includes a certificate management tool and shared
libraries which provide various cryptographic algorithms and

Update Information:

This minor update from upstream fixes two security vulnerabilities with moderate and low impact.


* Fri Mar 23 2012 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com> 1.0.0h-1
- new upstream release fixing CVE-2012-0884 - Bleichenbacher attack
  against PKCS#7 and CMS (#802725) and CVE-2012-1165 mime_param_cmp
  NULL dereference (#802489)
* Thu Jan 19 2012 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com> 1.0.0g-1
- new upstream release fixing CVE-2012-0050 - DoS regression in
  DTLS support introduced by the previous release (#782795)
* Thu Jan  5 2012 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com> 1.0.0f-1
- new upstream release fixing multiple CVEs
* Tue Nov 22 2011 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com> 1.0.0e-4
- move the libraries needed for static linking to Libs.private
* Thu Nov  3 2011 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com> 1.0.0e-3
- do not use AVX instructions when osxsave bit not set
- add direct known answer tests for SHA2 algorithms
* Wed Sep 21 2011 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com> 1.0.0e-2
- fix missing initialization of variable in CHIL engine

  [ 1 ] Bug #802489 - CVE-2012-1165 openssl: mime_param_cmp NULL dereference crash
  [ 2 ] Bug #802725 - CVE-2012-0884 openssl: CMS and PKCS#7 Bleichenbacher attack

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update openssl' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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