SuSE 11.1 Security Update : openssl (SAT Patch Number 6245)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64184


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update of openssl fixes an integer conversation issue which could cause a heap-based memory corruption. (CVE-2012-2110)

Additionally, a check for negative buffer length values was added (CVE-2012-2131) and the stack made non-executable by marking the enhanced Intel SSSE3 assembler code as not needing executable stack.


Apply SAT patch number 6245.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64184

File Name: suse_11_libopenssl-devel-120503.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libopenssl0_9_8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openssl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2110, CVE-2012-2131