SuSE 10 Security Update : compat-openssl097g (ZYPP Patch Number 6170)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41491
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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 ZYPP patch number 6170.

See Also

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: 41491

File Name: suse_compat-openssl097g-6170.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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: 4/16/2009

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 189