SuSE 11.3 Security Update : OpenSSL (SAT Patch Number 9073)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

OpenSSL has been updated to fix an attack on ECDSA Nonces.

Using the FLUSH+RELOAD Cache Side-channel Attack the Nonces could have
been recovered.

This update also ensures that the stack is marked non-executable on
x86 32bit (bnc#870192). On other processor platforms it was already
marked as non-executable before.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869945
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=870192
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0076.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9073.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73592 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0076

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