SuSE9 Security Update : OpenSSL (YOU Patch Number 12397)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41293


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


This update of OpenSSL fixes the following problems :

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

- denial of service due to malformed ASN.1 structures.


Apply YOU patch number 12397.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41293

File Name: suse9_12397.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2009/04/17

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 189