Fedora 9 : openssl-0.9.8g-9.fc9 (2008-4723)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32484


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixes moderate impact security issue CVE-2008-0891 and low impact security issue CVE-2008-1672. See also http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20080528.txt All applications and system services which utilize OpenSSL library must be restarted for the updates to take effect.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected openssl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32484

File Name: fedora_2008-4723.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/06/02

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0891, CVE-2008-1672

BID: 29405

FEDORA: 2008-4723

CWE: 189, 287