SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSSL (ZYPP Patch Number 4559)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29545


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


A buffer overflow in the DTLS implementation of openssl could be exploited by attackers to potentially execute arbitrary code.


Apply ZYPP patch number 4559.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29545

File Name: suse_openssl-4559.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/06/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

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: 2007/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4995

CWE: 189