openSUSE 10 Security Update : openssl (openssl-2140)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow condition within the SSL_get_shared_ciphers()
function and a DoS condition known as 'parasitic public keys' have
been fixed. The later problem allowed attackers to trick the OpenSSL
engine to spend an extraordinary amount of time to process public
keys. The following CAN numbers have been assigned: CVE-2006-2937,
CVE-2006-2940, CVE-2006-3738 and CVE-2006-4343.

Solution :

Update the affected openssl packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27368 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2937
CVE-2006-2940
CVE-2006-3738
CVE-2006-4343

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