SuSE 11.1 Security Update : OpenSSL (SAT Patch Number 6054)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58677

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The following security issues have been fixed :

- Specially crafted MIME headers could cause openssl's ans1 parser to dereference a NULL pointer leading to a Denial of Service (CVE-2006-7250) or fail verfication.
(CVE-2012-1165)

- The implementation of Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) and PKCS #7 in OpenSSL was vulnerable to a Million Message Attack (MMA) adaptive chosen ciphertext attack.
(CVE-2012-0884)

Additionally, the following issues have been fixed :

- Free headers after use in error message. (bnc#749213)

- Symmetric crypto errors in PKCS7_decrypt. (bnc#749210)

- Memory leak when creating public keys. (bnc#749735)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 6054.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748738

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749210

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749213

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=751946

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=751977

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7250.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0884.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1165.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58677

File Name: suse_11_libopenssl-devel-120327.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/04/11

Updated: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libopenssl0_9_8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openssl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-7250, CVE-2012-0884, CVE-2012-1165