SuSE 11.2 Security Update: libopenssl-devel (2009-11-13)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The TLS/SSLv3 protocol as implemented in openssl prior to this update
was not able to associate data to a renegotiated connection. This
allowed man-in-the-middle attackers to inject HTTP requests in a HTTPS
session without being noticed. For example Apache's mod_ssl was
vulnerable to this kind of attack because it uses openssl. Please note
that renegotiation will be disabled by this update and may cause
problems in some cases. (CVE-2009-3555)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=553641

Solution :

Update the affected openssl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42856 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36935

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3555

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