Fedora 16 : openssl-1.0.0i-1.fc16 (2012-6403)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58916


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Upstream security update fixing CVE-2012-2110 - memory corruption in when reading ASN.1 structures through BIO interface.

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: High

ID: 58916

File Name: fedora_2012-6403.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/04/30

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2110

BID: 53158

FEDORA: 2012-6403