openSUSE Security Update : openssl (openSUSE-SU-2014:0764-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The openssl library was updated to version 1.0.1h fixing various
security issues and bugs :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2014-0224: Fix for SSL/TLS MITM flaw. An attacker
using a carefully crafted handshake can force the use of
weak keying material in OpenSSL SSL/TLS clients and

- CVE-2014-0221: Fix DTLS recursion flaw. By sending an
invalid DTLS handshake to an OpenSSL DTLS client the
code can be made to recurse eventually crashing in a DoS

- CVE-2014-0195: Fix DTLS invalid fragment vulnerability.
A buffer overrun attack can be triggered by sending
invalid DTLS fragments to an OpenSSL DTLS client or
server. This is potentially exploitable to run arbitrary
code on a vulnerable client or server.

- CVE-2014-3470: Fix bug in TLS code where clients enable
anonymous ECDH ciphersuites are subject to a denial of
service attack.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected openssl packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75383 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0195

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