openSUSE Security Update : libopenssl-devel (libopenssl-devel-461)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40259


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 libopenssl-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40259

File Name: suse_11_1_libopenssl-devel-090121.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

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: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:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5077

CWE: 20