SuSE 11.1 Security Update : openssl (SAT Patch Number 6350)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of openssl fixes the following denial of service
vulnerabilities :

- Denial of Service via CBC mode handling. (CVE-2012-2333)

- A deadlock condition introduced by the previous memory
leak fix due to entering a lock twice. This would only
happen in multithreaded programs.

In addition, openssl's cms subcommand (Crypthographic Message Syntax)
has been enabled.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749735
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=761324
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=761838
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2333.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6350.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64185 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2333

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