SUSE SLES12 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2018:2492-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112145

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 Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1752=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1089039

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?d7f4be90

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112145

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2492-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/28

Modified: 2018/12/01

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: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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0737