Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : OpenSSL (SSA:2005-286-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 20017

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New OpenSSL packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a security issue. Under certain conditions, an attacker acting as a 'man in the middle' may force a client and server to fall back to the less-secure SSL 2.0 protocol.

Solution

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

See Also

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20051011.txt

http://www.nessus.org/u?3c026715

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 20017

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2005-286-01.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 10/19/2005

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

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:10.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.2, 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: 10/13/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2969

SSA: 2005-286-01