openSUSE Security Update : compat-openssl098 (openSUSE-2015-940)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for compat-openssl098 fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2015-3195: When presented with a malformed
X509_ATTRIBUTE structure OpenSSL would leak memory. This
structure is used by the PKCS#7 and CMS routines so any
application which reads PKCS#7 or CMS data from
untrusted sources is affected. SSL/TLS is not affected.
(bsc#957812)

Non security issue fixed :

- Prevent segfault in s_client with invalid options
(bsc#952099)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=952099
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=957812

Solution :

Update the affected compat-openssl098 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87619 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3195

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