SuSE 11.3 Security Update : OpenSSL (SAT Patch Number 9598)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77299


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


This OpenSSL update fixes the following security issue :

- Information leak in pretty printing functions.
(CVE-2014-3508). (bnc#890764)

- Double Free when processing DTLS packets.
(CVE-2014-3505). (bnc#890767)

- DTLS memory exhaustion. (CVE-2014-3506). (bnc#890768)

- DTLS memory leak from zero-length fragments.
(CVE-2014-3507). (bnc#890769)

- DTLS anonymous EC(DH) denial of service (CVE-2014-3510).


Apply SAT patch number 9598.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77299

File Name: suse_11_libopenssl-devel-140812.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/21/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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:libopenssl0_9_8-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libopenssl0_9_8-hmac-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: 8/12/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3505, CVE-2014-3506, CVE-2014-3507, CVE-2014-3508, CVE-2014-3510