SUSE SLED12 Security Update : compat-openssl098 (SUSE-SU-2015:2342-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

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)

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/952099
https://bugzilla.suse.com/957812
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3195.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e9e0b5e3

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2015-1011=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2015-1011=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-1011=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87654 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3195

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