SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSSL (ZYPP Patch Number 8034)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 58679
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

The following security issue has been fixed :

- Specially crafted MIME headers could cause OpenSSL's ans1 parser to dereference a NULL pointer leading to a Denial of Service (CVE-2006-7250) or fail verfication.
(CVE-2012-1165)

Additionally, two other bugs have been fixed :

- free() headers after use in error message. (bnc#749213)

- symmetric crypto errors in PKCS7_decrypt. (bnc#749210)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 8034.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7250.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1165.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58679

File Name: suse_openssl-8034.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/11/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/27/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-7250, CVE-2012-1165