Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : openssl (SSA:2006-257-02)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New openssl packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0,
10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a signature forgery security issue.

See also :

http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20060905.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?cf74f425

Solution :

Update the affected openssl and / or openssl-solibs packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22348 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4339