SuSE 10 Security Update : openswan (ZYPP Patch Number 7836)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

openswan's crypto helper was prone to an use-after-free flaw which
could potentially allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service
(CVE-2011-4073, bnc#727002). Additionally, a potential dereference of
a no longer valid pointer has been fixed.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4073.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7836.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57237 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4073

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