openSUSE Security Update : shellinabox (openSUSE-2016-1501)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

shellinabox was updated to version 2.20 to fix the following security
issues :

- It was possible to fallback to the HTTP protocol even
when configured for HTTPS. (CVE-2015-8400, boo#957748)

- Disable secure client-initiated renegotiation

- Set SSL options for increased security (disable SSLv2,
SSLv3)

- Protection against large HTTP requests

non security fixes :

- Includes some MSIE and iOS rendering fixes

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=957748

Solution :

Update the affected shellinabox packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96063 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8400

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