GLSA-201110-01 : OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 56425


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-01 (OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could cause a Denial of Service, possibly execute arbitrary code, bypass intended key requirements, force the downgrade to unintended ciphers, bypass the need for knowledge of shared secrets and successfully authenticate, bypass CRL validation, or obtain sensitive information in applications that use OpenSSL.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.0e' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since September 17, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by most of these issues.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56425

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201110-01.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: local

Published: 10/10/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openssl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3245, CVE-2009-4355, CVE-2010-0433, CVE-2010-0740, CVE-2010-0742, CVE-2010-1633, CVE-2010-2939, CVE-2010-3864, CVE-2010-4180, CVE-2010-4252, CVE-2011-0014, CVE-2011-3207, CVE-2011-3210

CWE: 20, 399

GLSA: 201110-01