SUSE SLES11 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2018:2486-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112108

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for openssl fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2018-0737: The RSA Key generation algorithm has been shown to be vulnerable to a cache timing side channel attack. An attacker with sufficient access to mount cache timing attacks during the RSA key generation process could have recovered the private key (bsc#1089039)

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.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3:zypper in -t patch slestso13-openssl-13750=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-openssl-13750=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-openssl-13750=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-openssl-13750=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1089039

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-0737.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?446bfd4b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112108

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2486-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/24

Modified: 2018/09/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl0_9_8-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0737