Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-security (375 mails)

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Re: [suse-security] Linux/Slapper.worm
  • From: Thomas Seliger <CRJLJAKTJORB@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 18:10:43 +0200
  • Message-id: <3D860283.4040804@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

the worm uses an error in the openssl package. So if you upgraded the
openssl package from

you should be secure.

With all that people panicing around, maybe a seperate security
announcement containing the necessary fixes (that are just links to the
old updated packages... :P ) would be a good idea?


Markus Gaugusch wrote:
> On Sep 16, Olaf Kirch <okir@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>Slapper is using an OpenSSL mod_ssl exploit reported and patched at
>>>The security update openssl release 20020812 by SuSE fixes the problem?
>>It does.
> Why is mod_ssl.rpm from suse 7.1 dated 29-Jul-2002 13:47 ?
> Am I at risk???
> I looked at
> Markus

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