openSUSE 10 Security Update : libopenssl-devel (libopenssl-devel-4476)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 27328


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of openssl fixes a off-by-one buffer overflow in function SSL_get_shared_ciphers(). This vulnerability potentially allows remote code execution; depending on memory layout of the process.


Update the affected libopenssl-devel packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27328

File Name: suse_libopenssl-devel-4476.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/17/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl0_9_8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-certs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/3/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5135

CWE: 189