Fedora 16 : openssl-1.0.0g-1.fc16 (2012-0708)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57627


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


A new upstream package fixing a security vulnerability (DoS) regression in DTLS introduced by the previous update.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected openssl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57627

File Name: fedora_2012-0708.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/23/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/19/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4108, CVE-2012-0050

BID: 51281, 51563

FEDORA: 2012-0708