Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDVSA-2009:087)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37282


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A security vulnerability has been identified and fixed in OpenSSL, which could crash applications using OpenSSL library when parsing malformed certificates (CVE-2009-0590).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37282

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-087.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl0.9.8, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl0.9.8-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openssl0.9.8-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl0.9.8, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl0.9.8-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenssl0.9.8-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssl, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0590

MDVSA: 2009:087

CWE: 119