Fedora 9 : openssl-0.9.8g-9.fc9 (2008-4723)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixes moderate impact security issue CVE-2008-0891 and low impact
security issue CVE-2008-1672. See also
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20080528.txt All applications and
system services which utilize OpenSSL library must be restarted for
the updates to take effect.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20080528.txt
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=448492
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=448495
http://www.nessus.org/u?f3b9e99a

Solution :

Update the affected openssl package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32484 (fedora_2008-4723.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29405

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0891
CVE-2008-1672

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