SUSE SLES10 Security Update : OpenSSL (SUSE-SU-2014:0538-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83619

Synopsis

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

Description

OpenSSL has been updated to fix an attack on ECDSA Nonces.

Using the FLUSH+RELOAD Cache Side-channel Attack the Nonces could have been recovered. (CVE-2014-0076)

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

Update the affected OpenSSL packages

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c8c97787

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0076.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/869945

http://www.nessus.org/u?a8c582c9

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83619

File Name: suse_SU-2014-0538-1.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Updated: 2018/07/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0076

BID: 66363