openSUSE Security Update : polarssl (openSUSE-2016-932)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for polarssl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-8036: A heap-based buffer overflow could have
allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code via a long session
ticket name to the session ticket extension (boo#989694)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=989694

Solution :

Update the affected polarssl packages.

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: 92745 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8036

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