SuSE9 Security Update : OpenSSL (YOU Patch Number 11843)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41155


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of openssl fixes a off-by-one buffer overflow in function SSL_get_shared_ciphers(). This vulnerability potentially allows remote code execution; depending on memory layout of the process.


Apply YOU patch number 11843.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41155

File Name: suse9_11843.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/06/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5135

CWE: 189