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NOVL-2003-10087450 - Novell Response to NISCC/CERT Advisoriesre: OpenSSL

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For Immediate Disclosure

============================== Summary ==============================

 Security Alert: NOVL-2003-10087450
          Title: Novell Response to NISCC/CERT Advisories re: OpenSSL
           Date: 01-Oct-2003
       Revision: Original
   Product Name: All Products supporting SSL
 OS/Platform(s): Netware 6.x, Windows 2000/XP, UNIX, Solaris, HP-UX,
  Reference URL: http://support.novell.com/servlet/tidfinder/10087450 
    Vendor Name: Novell, Inc. 
     Vendor URL: http://www.novell.com 
Security Alerts: http://support.novell.com/security-alerts 
        Affects: Various ? to be announced
    Identifiers: CERT VU#255484, 380864, 686224, 935264, 732952,
                 CAN-2003-0543, CAN-2003-0544, CAN-2003-0545
        Credits: NISCC - U.K. National Infrastructure Security 
                 Co-ordination Centre

============================ Description ============================

Several vulnerabilities in OpenSSL (see 
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20030930.txt )

============================== Impact ===============================

Novell is reviewing our application portfolio to identify products
affected by the vulnerabilities reported by the NISCC. We have the
patched OpenSSL code and are reviewing and testing it internally, and
preparing patches for our products that are affected. We
expect the first patches to become available via our Security Alerts
web site (http://support.novell.com/security-alerts) during the week
of 6 Oct 2003. Customers are urged to monitor our web site for
patches to versions of our products that they use and apply them

======================== Recommended Actions ========================

See detailed instructions in the referenced Technical Information 
Document (TID) http://support.novell.com/servlet/tidfinder/1234567.

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============================ Appendices =============================


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========================= Revision History ==========================
       Original: 01-Oct-2003 - Original Publication

Version: PGP Personal Security 7.0.3


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