SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSSL (ZYPP Patch Number 7174)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50610


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


Specially crafted responses from SSL servers could cause a double-free bug in openssl's client implementation. Malicious servers could exploit that to crash programs use openssl for the SSL connection (CVE-2010-2939). This has been fixed.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7174.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50610

File Name: suse_openssl-7174.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/11/16

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2010/09/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2939