openSUSE Security Update : openssl (openSUSE-2018-704)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110960

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for openssl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-0732: During key agreement in a TLS handshake using a DH(E) based ciphersuite a malicious server could have sent a very large prime value to the client. This caused the client to spend an unreasonably long period of time generating a key for this prime resulting in a hang until the client has finished. This could be exploited in a Denial Of Service attack (bsc#1097158).

- Blinding enhancements for ECDSA and DSA (bsc#1097624, bsc#1098592)

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=1097158

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1097624

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1098592

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110960

File Name: openSUSE-2018-704.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/09

Modified: 2018/09/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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: 2018/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0732

IAVA: 2018-A-0277