openSUSE Security Update : mbedtls (openSUSE-2016-59) (SLOTH)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to mbedtls 1.3.16 fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-7575: Disables by default MD5 handshake
signatures in TLS 1.2 to prevent the SLOTH attack on TLS
1.2 server authentication (boo#961284)

- boo#961290: potential double free during certificate

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected mbedtls packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88131 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7575

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