SuSE 11.1 Security Update : openSSL (SAT Patch Number 3938)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52988


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


This update improves the ClientHello handshake message parsing function. Prior to this update is was possible that this function reads beyond the end of a message leading to invalid memory access and a crash. Under some circumstances it was possible that information from the OCSP extensions was disclosed. (CVE-2011-0014: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P))


Apply SAT patch number 3938.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52988

File Name: suse_11_libopenssl-devel-110210.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/03/27

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2011/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0014