SUSE SLED12 Security Update : compat-openssl098 (SUSE-SU-2017:0605-1)

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 compat-openssl098 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)

- degrade 3DES to MEDIUM in SSL2 (bsc#1001912)

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

- fix crash in openssl speed (bsc#1000677)

- don't attempt session resumption if no ticket is present
and session ID length is zero (bsc#984663)

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/984663
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
http://www.nessus.org/u?b1cc46f7

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2017-319=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-319=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2017-319=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-319=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-319=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: 97550 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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