openSUSE Security Update : openssl (openSUSE-SU-2013:1630-1)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update disables compression in openssl by default, as the varying
sizes resulting from compression can be used to retrieve plaintext in
various cases. (CRIME attack CVE-2012-4929).

This update introduces a environment variable OPENSSL_NO_DEFAULT_ZLIB
which can be set to 'no' to reenable compression in selected services.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected openssl packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75185 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4929

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