SUSE SLES10 Security Update : OpenSSL (SUSE-SU-2014:0539-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83620

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 be recovered. (CVE-2014-0076)

The update also enables use of SHA-2 family certificate verification of X.509 certificates used in todays SSL certificate infrastructure.

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?dc0e8a3c

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

https://bugzilla.novell.com/866916

https://bugzilla.novell.com/869945

http://www.nessus.org/u?3b59e93c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83620

File Name: suse_SU-2014-0539-1.nasl

Version: 2.3

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