openSUSE 10 Security Update : compat-openssl097g (compat-openssl097g-2171)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 27187
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

A buffer overflow condition within the SSL_get_shared_ciphers() function and a DoS condition known as 'parasitic public keys' have been fixed. The later problem allowed attackers to trick the OpenSSL engine to spend an extraordinary amount of time to process public keys. The following CAN numbers have been assigned: CVE-2006-2937, CVE-2006-2940, CVE-2006-3738, CVE-2006-4339 and CVE-2006-4343.

Solution

Update the affected compat-openssl097g packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 27187

File Name: suse_compat-openssl097g-2171.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/17/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:compat-openssl097g, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:compat-openssl097g-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2937, CVE-2006-2940, CVE-2006-3738, CVE-2006-4339, CVE-2006-4343

CWE: 119, 310, 399