openSUSE Security Update : openssl (openSUSE-2018-361)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109022

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for openssl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-0739: Constructed ASN.1 types with a recursive definition (such as can be found in PKCS7) could eventually exceed the stack given malicious input with excessive recursion. This could result in a Denial Of Service attack. There are no such structures used within SSL/TLS that come from untrusted sources so this is considered safe. (bsc#1087102).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected openssl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1087102

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109022

File Name: openSUSE-2018-361.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/13

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-cavs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-cavs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0739