SuSE 11.1 Security Update : openssl (SAT Patch Number 6350)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64185


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


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 SAT patch number 6350.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64185

File Name: suse_11_libopenssl-devel-120524.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: 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: 2012/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2333