SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSSL (ZYPP Patch Number 2141)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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 / CVE-2006-4343.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2141.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29542 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2937

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