openSUSE Security Update : polarssl (openSUSE-SU-2014:1457-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

polarssl was updated to version 1.3.9 to fix two security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- Lowest common hash was selected from
signature_algorithms extension in TLS 1.2
(CVE-2014-8627).

- Remotely-triggerable memory leak when parsing some X.509
certificates (CVE-2014-8628).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00079.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=903671
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=903672

Solution :

Update the affected polarssl packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79348 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8627
CVE-2014-8628

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