SUSE SLES12 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2019:1553-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 126046



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


This update for openssl fixes the following issues :

CVE-2018-0732: Reject excessively large primes in DH key generation (bsc#1097158)

CVE-2018-0734: Timing vulnerability in DSA signature generation (bsc#1113652)

CVE-2018-0737: Cache timing vulnerability in RSA Key Generation (bsc#1089039)

CVE-2018-5407: Elliptic curve scalar multiplication timing attack defenses (fixes 'PortSmash') (bsc#1113534)

CVE-2019-1559: Fix 0-byte record padding oracle via SSL_shutdown (bsc#1127080)

Fix One&Done side-channel attack on RSA (bsc#1104789)

Reject invalid EC point coordinates (bsc#1131291)

The 9 Lives of Bleichenbacher's CAT: Cache ATtacks on TLS Implementations (bsc#1117951)

Add missing error string to CVE-2016-8610 fix (bsc#1110018#c9)

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

Non security fixes: correct the error detection in the fips patch (bsc#1106197)

Add openssl(cli) Provide so the packages that require the openssl binary can require this instead of the new openssl meta package (bsc#1101470)

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 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 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1553=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126046

File Name: suse_SU-2019-1553-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/19/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1559


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8610, CVE-2018-0732, CVE-2018-0734, CVE-2018-0737, CVE-2018-5407, CVE-2019-1559