openSUSE Security Update : polarssl (openSUSE-2016-60) (SLOTH)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for polarssl fixes the following 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
generation

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961284
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961290

Solution :

Update the affected polarssl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88132 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7575

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