Debian DSA-2100-1 : openssl - double free

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49057

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VPR Score: 4.2

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

George Guninski discovered a double free in the ECDH code of the OpenSSL crypto library, which may lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the openssl packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.8g-15+lenny8.

See Also

https://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2100

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49057

File Name: debian_DSA-2100.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/09/01

Updated: 2021/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openssl, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2939

BID: 42306

DSA: 2100