Slackware 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : OpenSSL security update (SSA:2004-077-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 18785
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

Upgraded OpenSSL packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, and -current. These fix two potential denial-of-service issues in earlier versions of OpenSSL. We recommend sites that use OpenSSL upgrade to the fixed packages right away.

Solution

Update the affected openssl and / or openssl-solibs packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1077dcbe

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18785

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2004-077-01.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:openssl-solibs, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 3/17/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/17/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0079, CVE-2004-0112

SSA: 2004-077-01