SUSE SLES10 Security Update : OpenSSL (SUSE-SU-2014:0539-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE 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 be
recovered. (CVE-2014-0076)

The update also enables use of SHA-2 family certificate verification
of X.509 certificates used in todays SSL certificate infrastructure.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?dc0e8a3c
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0076.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/866916
https://bugzilla.novell.com/869945
http://www.nessus.org/u?3b59e93c

Solution :

Update the affected OpenSSL packages

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83620 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66363

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0076

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