SuSE 11 Security Update : OpenSSL (SAT Patch Number 772)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41423
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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)

- CMS_verify() function allows signatures to look valid.
(CVE-2009-0591)

- denial of service due to malformed ASN.1 structures.
(CVE-2009-0789)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 772.

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-2009-0591.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41423

File Name: suse_11_libopenssl-devel-090415.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libopenssl0_9_8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openssl-doc, 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: 4/15/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0590, CVE-2009-0591, CVE-2009-0789

CWE: 119, 189, 287