openSUSE 10 Security Update : compat-openssl097g (compat-openssl097g-5964)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35471


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update improves the verification of return values. Prior to this udpate it was possible to bypass the certification chain checks of openssl. (CVE-2008-5077)


Update the affected compat-openssl097g packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35471

File Name: suse_compat-openssl097g-5964.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/01/28

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:compat-openssl097g, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:compat-openssl097g-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5077

CWE: 20