SuSE 11 Security Update : OpenSSL (SAT Patch Number 2214)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50937


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update adds support for RFC5746 TLS renegotiations to address vulnerabilities tracked as (CVE-2009-3555). It also fixes a mishandling of OOM conditions in bn_wexpand. (CVE-2009-3245)

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command :

rpm -Fvh libopenssl-devel.rpm libopenssl0_9_8.rpm libopenssl0_9_8-32bit.rpm libopenssl0_9_8-x86.rpm openssl.rpm openssl-debuginfo.rpm openssl-debugsource.rpm openssl-doc.rpm


Apply SAT patch number 2214.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50937

File Name: suse_11_libopenssl-devel-100331.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

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: 2010/03/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3245, CVE-2009-3555

CWE: 20, 310