SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : OpenSSL (SAT Patch Numbers 3208 / 3209)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50938


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


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 SAT patch number 3208 / 3209 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50938

File Name: suse_11_libopenssl-devel-100927.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: 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: 2010/09/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2939