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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58679


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


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.

Additionally, two other bugs have been fixed :

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

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


Apply ZYPP patch number 8034.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58679

File Name: suse_openssl-8034.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/04/11

Modified: 2012/06/14

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/27

Reference Information

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