SuSE 10 Security Update : openssl (ZYPP Patch Number 8143)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59316


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


This update of openssl fixes the following denial of service vulnerabilities :

- Denial of Service via CBC mode handling. (CVE-2012-2333)

- A deadlock condition introduced by the previous memory leak fix due to entering a lock twice. This would only happen in multithreaded programs.

In addition, openssl's cms subcommand (Crypthographic Message Syntax) has been enabled.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8143.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59316

File Name: suse_openssl-8143.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/05/31

Modified: 2012/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2012/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2333