SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSSL (ZYPP Patch Number 6657)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 49839

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Synopsis

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

Description

The TLS/SSLv3 protocol as implemented in openssl prior to this update was not able to associate data to a renegotiated connection. This allowed man-in-the-middle attackers to inject HTTP requests in a HTTPS session without being noticed. For example Apache's mod_ssl was vulnerable to this kind of attack because it uses openssl. Please note that renegotiation will be disabled by this update and may cause problems in some cases. (CVE-2009-3555: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 6657.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3555.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49839

File Name: suse_compat-openssl097g-6657.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/11/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/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: 11/13/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3555

CWE: 310