Fedora Core 3 : openssl096b-0.9.6b-21.42 (2005-1042)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 20114
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The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


CVE-2004-0079, a remote crasher, was originally believed to only affect versions of OpenSSL after 0.9.6b verified with Codenomicon test suite (see pkt539.c). However we've had a customer report that this affects 0.9.6b via a different reproducer. This therefore affects the openssl096b compat packages as shipped with FC-3.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected openssl096b and / or openssl096b-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 20114

File Name: fedora_2005-1042.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/2/2005

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssl096b, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssl096b-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0851, CVE-2004-0079

BID: 8970, 9899

FEDORA: 2005-1042