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Title:OpenSSL 1.1.1 Fork Protection Vulnerability - Linux
Summary:OpenSSL is prone to a vulnerability in the fork protection.
OpenSSL is prone to a vulnerability in the fork protection.

Vulnerability Insight:
OpenSSL 1.1.1 introduced a rewritten random number generator (RNG). This was
intended to include protection in the event of a fork() system call in order to ensure that the parent and child
processes did not share the same RNG state. However this protection was not being used in the default case.

Affected Software/OS:
OpenSSL versions 1.1.1 - 1.1.1c.

Update to version 1.1.1d or later.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-1549
Bugtraq: 20191001 [SECURITY] [DSA 4539-1] openssl security update (Google Search);a=commitdiff;h=1b0fe00e2704b5e20334a16d3c9099d1ba2ef1be
Debian Security Information: DSA-4539 (Google Search)
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