SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSSL (ZYPP Patch Number 4477)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29544

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VPR Score: 5.8

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

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.
(CVE-2007-5135)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 4477.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-5135.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29544

File Name: suse_openssl-4477.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5135

CWE: 189