SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2017:0461-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for openssl fixes the following issues contained in the
OpenSSL Security Advisory [26 Jan 2017] (bsc#1021641) Security issues
fixed :

- CVE-2016-7056: A local ECSDA P-256 timing attack that
might have allowed key recovery was fixed (bsc#1019334)

- CVE-2016-8610: A remote denial of service in SSL alert
handling was fixed (bsc#1005878)

- CVE-2016-2108: Added a missing commit for CVE-2016-2108,
fixing the negative zero handling in the ASN.1 decoder
(bsc#1004499)

- CVE-2017-3731: Truncated packet could crash via OOB read
(bsc#1022085, CVE-2017-3731)

- Degrade the 3DES cipher to MEDIUM in SSLv2 (bsc#1001912)
Bugs fixed :

- fix crash in openssl speed (bsc#1000677)

- fix ca-bundle path (bsc#1022271)

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/1000677
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1001912
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1004499
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005878
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1019334
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1021641
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1022085
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1022271
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2108.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7056.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8610.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3731.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?22f7d76b

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-236=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-236=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-236=1

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97188 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2108
CVE-2016-7056
CVE-2016-8610
CVE-2017-3731

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