Slackware 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / current : openssl (SSA:2009-014-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 35376
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New openssl packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to fix a security issue when connecting to an SSL/TLS server that uses a certificate containing a DSA or ECDSA key.

Solution

Update the affected openssl and / or openssl-solibs packages.

See Also

http://ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-016.html

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20090107.txt

http://www.nessus.org/u?732f3a6c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35376

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2009-014-01.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 1/15/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:openssl-solibs, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:11.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5077

SSA: 2009-014-01

CWE: 20