openSUSE Security Update : polarssl (openSUSE-2016-932)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92745


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for polarssl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-8036: A heap-based buffer overflow could have allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long session ticket name to the session ticket extension (boo#989694)


Update the affected polarssl packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92745

File Name: openSUSE-2016-932.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/05

Modified: 2016/08/05

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:opensuse:libpolarssl7, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpolarssl7-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:polarssl-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8036