SUSE SLES12 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2018:0112-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106093
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This update for openssl fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-7056: ECSDA P-256 timing attack key recovery (bsc#1019334)

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

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

- CVE-2017-3735: Malformed X.509 IPAdressFamily could cause OOB read (bsc#1056058) Bug fixes :

- support alternate root ca chains (bsc#1032261)

- X509_get_default_cert_file() returns an incorrect path (bsc#1022271)

- Segmentation fault in 'openssl speed' when engine library file cannot be found (bsc#1000677)

- adjust DEFAULT_SUSE to meet 1.0.2 and current state (bsc#1027908)

- Missing important ciphers in openssl 1.0.1i-47.1 on SLES12 SP1 (bsc#990592)

- out of bounds read+crash in DES_fcrypt (bsc#1065363)

- tracker bug for January 26th 2017 release (bsc#1021641)

- patch for CVE-2016-2108 fails negative zero exploit (bsc#1001502)

- Birthday attacks on 64-bit block ciphers aka triple-des (SWEET32) (bsc#1001912)

- Include additional patch for CVE-2016-2108 (bsc#1004499)

- openssl DEFAULT_SUSE cipher list is missing ECDHE-ECDSA ciphers (bsc#1055825)

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.


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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-79=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106093

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0112-1.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/17/2018

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/16/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/5/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2108, CVE-2016-7056, CVE-2016-8610, CVE-2017-3731, CVE-2017-3735