openSUSE 10 Security Update : libopenssl-devel (libopenssl-devel-6173)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38646


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of openssl fixes the following problems :

- CVE-2009-0590: ASN1_STRING_print_ex() function allows remote denial of service

- CVE-2009-0789: denial of service due to malformed ASN.1 structures


Update the affected libopenssl-devel packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38646

File Name: suse_libopenssl-devel-6173.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/30

Modified: 2016/12/22

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:novell:opensuse:libopenssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl0_9_8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-certs, 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: 2009/04/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0590, CVE-2009-0789

CWE: 119, 189