openSUSE 10 Security Update : openssl (openssl-2162)

high Nessus Plugin ID 27369
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

A previous openssl update (CVE-2006-2940) introduced another bug that can lead to a crash by providing a large prime number. An uninitialized pointer is freed during error handling. This bug allows remote attackers to crash services that use openssl.

Solution

Update the affected openssl packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27369

File Name: suse_openssl-2162.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/17/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-devel-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-2006-2940

CWE: 399