SuSE 11 Security Update : OpenSSL (SAT Patch Number 789)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41376

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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.
(CVE-2009-0789)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 789.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=489641

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0590.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0789.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41376

File Name: suse_11_compat-openssl097g-090416.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.10

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:compat-openssl097g, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:compat-openssl097g-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/16

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 189