openSUSE Security Update : libressl (openSUSE-2017-222)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libressl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-7056: Difficult to execute cache timing attack
that may have allowed a local user to recover the
private part from ECDSA P-256 keys (boo#1019334)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1019334

Solution :

Update the affected libressl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97076 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7056

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