SuSE9 Security Update : openssl (YOU Patch Number 12341)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41271
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Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12341.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-5077.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41271

File Name: suse9_12341.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/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: 1/21/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5077

CWE: 20