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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1571-1 openssl

By punkytse - Posted on 18 May 2008

It is discovered that the random number generator in Debian's openssl package is predictable. As a result, cryptographic key material may be guessable.

This vulnerability affects the following Voyage Linux release that were based on Debian Etch:

  • All 0.3 versions
  • All 0.4 versions
  • 0.5.0

You are strongly advised to perform the following procedures to update Voyage of the above affected versions.

1. Edit /etc/apt/sources.list, add the line:

deb stable/updates main

2. Run:

# apt-get update; apt-get dist-upgrade

Next, follows the information below to regenerate encryption keys and detect comprised keys on your affected systems.

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